Document ReferencePl C 1/59
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], St James's, London; 2 July 1715
Date2 July 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionForgot to mention in his last letter that Mr Farr's opposition relates not only to the Cavendish estate but also to the new purchases; reports that Mr Astley of Woodhouse, who rents part of the Dean of Lincoln's lease, has just shown him a letter from Farr in which he enjoins Astley not to pay his rent to Harley and that he [Farr] has the support of the 'Lady Dutchess' in this matter; recommends that Harley order Mr Cossen to sell the cordwood which will arrive in Mansfield and Solkholme Woods to Mr Neale, who is the tenant for Clipstone forge.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38776Willis; Richard (1664-1734); Bishop of Winchester; also bishop of Gloucester and Salisbury; dean of Lincoln 1701-17211664-1734
NA38754Neale; John (-1725); Mr; the elder; of Mansfield Woodhouse Nottinghamshire; Lord of the Manor of Tollerton Nottinghamshire-1725
NA38777Astley; - (fl 1715); Mr; of Woodhousefl 1715
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA592Holles; Margaret (1661-1716); Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne; née Cavendish; dau. of 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; m 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16901661-1716
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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