Document ReferencePl C 1/74
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley, [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], St James's, London; 15 Aug. 1715. Imperfect
Date15 August 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received the duke's commands of the 13th and the minutes of the consultation, but has had no letter from Mr Banks containing the duke's orders; reports that the only list of the arrears of the estates that is missing is that of Mr Farr's collection; gives a rough estimate of what he thinks might be finally collected; has not received more than £566 from Mr Soresby and Mr Robin Banks, whereas has had £2900 from Mr Bristowe.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure; comments that he [Wenman] will attend Mr Banks when he goes amongst the tenants; mentions the orders being served on many of the tenants; comments on some of Harley's leases; refers to the duchess's actions over the hounds at Clipstone and the various claims to them.
Termrents, Nottinghamshire
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38791Banks; Robin (fl 1715-1719); Mr; rent collector for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1715-1719
NA38708Bristowe; Thomas (fl 1713-1719); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1719
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
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
NA38749Palmer; Charles (fl 1714-1723); Mr; keeper of Clipstone Parkfl 1714-1723
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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