Document ReferencePl C 1/73
TitleLetter from William Wenmen to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 13 Sept. 1715. Imperfect
Date13 September 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProvides transcription of his letter to Mr Walter, approved by Mr Auditor, who leaves town tomorrow; he [Mr Auditor] has written to Mr Naylor about 'getting the present finish'd' to be delivered to Lord Cowper when Parliament in up; has left directions for him [Wenman]; as soon as he hears from Walter, will send the letter onto Harley; while he is in town will consult with Mr Seale about the improvements to be made at Marylebone; has written to Mr Soresby and Dr Haines.

Subjoined copy letter to Mr Walter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure; appears to thank Walter for his service to the Harleys in their business with the duchess and to ask for his continued assistance.
Termestate business, Harley
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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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
NA38721Haines; - (fl 1713-1716); Mr; agent of Lord Harley at Keysoe Bedfordshirefl 1713-1716
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38736Seale; Francis (fl 1714-1718); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1714-1718
NA28953Cowper; William (c.1665-1723); 1st Earl Cowper; barrister and Lord Chancellorc.1665-1723
NA38732Naylor; - (fl 1713-1715); Mrfl 1713-1715
NA1146Harley; Edward (1664-1735); 2nd son of Sir Edward Harley1664-1735
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
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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