Document ReferencePl C 1/66
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], St James's, London; 23 July 1715
Date23 July 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he was arrested last Thursday by the duchess and was held to £2000 bail, which Mr Clay and Mr Dixon paid for him; hopes that Harley will acknowledge it to Mr Neale; explains that the bailiff came just as he was among the tenants receiving rents; describes how he took the bailiff on one side and got the bail dispatched quickly; he then went back to the tenants and collected about £90; mentions that he does not want to neglect those loyal tenants who have paid rent to Harley; does not doubt that Harley will file special bail on Tuesday; has written fully to Mr Banks about the trial at the assizes; adds that he has £150 which he would have sent a bill for, but was not sure whether any was wanted at the assizes.
Termrents, disputes over
legal cases, Harley v Newcastle 1715
legal business, wills, 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38751Banks; - (fl 1714); Mrfl 1714
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38773Clay; Jonathan (c.1685-1724); Mr; attorney of Mansfield; steward of the Manors of Clipstone and Mansfieldc.1685-1724
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
NA38754Neale; John (-1725); Mr; the elder; of Mansfield Woodhouse Nottinghamshire; Lord of the Manor of Tollerton Nottinghamshire-1725
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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