Document ReferencePl C 1/684
TitleLetter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Wimpole, Cambridgeshire; 16 Nov. 1730
Date16 November 1730
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUndertakes to do the earl's will in the matter with the Dean of Wells; writes that Green of Mansfield and Warrener Cutts of Clipston are behind with their rent; expects to have collected £400 between himself and Mr Gace by April; writes that Lord Bathurst is losing tenants because they cannot afford the rents and hears that the situation in Lincolnshire is worse.

States that Will Potter of the Sloswicks Farm has spoken of leaving and has borrowed money to pay the rent; reports that the Duke of Rutland is owed £15,000 and that the earl's tenant in the Vale of Belvoir, Sam Mather of Alverton, will be leaving.
Termrents, Nottinghamshire
tenants, poverty of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38852Brailsford; Matthew (-1733); Dr; Dean of Wells 1713; Rector of Hollingbourne in Kent 1694-1733-1733
NA39262Green; - (fl 1730); Mr; junior; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1730
NA39268Cutts; - (fl 1730); Mr; warrener of Clipstone Nottinghamshirefl 1730
NA12246Bathurst; Allen (1684-1775); 1st Earl of Bathurst; MP; cr. Baron Bathurst 1712 and 1st Earl Bathurst 17721684-1775
NA39269Potter; William (fl 1730-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Sloswicks Farm Welbeckfl 1730-1731
NA11802Manners; John (1696-1779); 3rd Duke of Rutland1696-1779
NA39270Mather; Samuel (fl 1730); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Alverton Nottinghamshirefl 1730
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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