Document ReferencePl C 1/65
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], St James's, London; 20 July 1715. Imperfect
Date20 July 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWants to draw Harley's attention to a few things regarding the trial at the Nottinghamshire assizes; first, whether the duchess's last answer, in which she set forth the abstract of the deed of 1693, can be used in court against her; second, whether any of the mortgages and securities mentioned in the said abstract can be set up against the demises laid in the last ejectment, and whether the demises can be proved and maintained in an ejectment; does not think that there is any unforeseen point of law that can be set up against the Harleys; is hopeful of success; mentions that he would like to hear Harley's application to the affairs there.
Termlegal cases, Harley v Newcastle 1715
legal business, wills, 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne
legal cases, ejectment
ConditionPartially indecipherable

Click the links below to view related name indexes

CodePersonNameDates of existence
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
Add to My Items