Document ReferencePl C 1/642
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe [to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 31 Mar. 1729
Date31 March 1729
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks the earl for his letter of support; acknowledges that the proceedings have greatly shocked him; does not share Mr Bennett's confidence that Birch will not attempt the same thing again; has asked Mr Wright of Sheffield for advise on bringing an action to finish the business once and for all, and will also confer with Mr Hutton of Gainsborough.

Asks that Mr Bannister be prevailed upon to obtain a correct parchment copy of the indictment and to send his thoughts on the matter; has taken three ounces of bark and is feeling much better; adds that his and Mr Gace's accounts are ready but not Mr Chappell's.

Recipient identified by comparison with other letters in the same series; addressed 'My Lord'.
Termaccounts, Nottinghamshire
legal cases, Birch 1729

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39232Bennett; - (fl 1729); Mr; of Nottinghamfl 1729
NA39067Wright; - (fl 1724-1729); Mr; attorney of Sheffieldfl 1724-1729
NA39242Hutton; - (fl 1729); Mr; attorney of Gainsboroughfl 1729
NA38894Birch; John (fl 1722-1729); Mr; attorney and tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1722-1729
NA38892Bannister; Edward (fl 1723-1729); Mr; attorney of the Templefl 1723-1729
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
NA38740Chappell; Robert (fl 1714-1731); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1714-1731
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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