Document ReferencePl C 1/627
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street near St James's, London; 17 Feb. 1728/9
Date17 February 1729
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that Mr Wright has advised him not to proceed against 'the Villain Vernon' because of a number of mistakes in the pleadings drawn up by Mr Whitehead, Mr Bootle and Mr Agar; adds that Vernon has absconded anyway so nothing can be done until the Essoin Day; writes that he has heard that at the next Assizes Birch is planning to intimidate the witnesses defending the tenant Thomas Sales.

Requests that the earl asks Mr Levinz to be at the Assizes; mentions that he has not found a tenant for John Marlow's farm at Norton because the applicants are concerned about its state of repair; hopes that Marlow can be prevailed upon to mend it.

Letter dated 17 Feb. 1728.
Termlegal cases, Vernon 1729
legal cases, Birch v Sales 1729
leases, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39033Marlow; John (fl 1723-1729); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Norton Nottinghamshirefl 1723-1729
NA39067Wright; - (fl 1724-1729); Mr; attorney of Sheffieldfl 1724-1729
NA38887Whitehead; William (fl 1726-1730); Mr; attorneyfl 1726-1730
NA39228Bootle; - (fl 1729); Mr; attorneyfl 1729
NA39229Agar; - (fl 1729); Mr; attorneyfl 1729
NA38872Vernon; Thomas (fl 1717-1729); Mr; tenant of the church in the manor of Mansfieldfl 1717-1729
NA38894Birch; John (fl 1722-1729); Mr; attorney and tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1722-1729
NA38897Sales; Thomas (fl 1728-1729); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1728-1729
NA38844Levinz; William (1671-1747); Mr; MP for Retford 1702-06 and 1708-10 for Nottinghamshire 1710-22 and 1732-431671-1747
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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