Document ReferencePl C 1/79
TitleLetter from William Wenman, London to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 22 Sept. 1715. Imperfect
Date22 September 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas answered Mr Soresby's enclosed, with directions to pay the post fine; adds that Mr Gace will do the same for Lincolnshire; mentions that he has told Soresby that Matthew Webster has been so long in prison that he may be persuaded to comply; comments that Mr Bristowe has written to Mr Dixon about fixing bail for himself; encloses a letter from Mr Cossen [not present] with an account of his progress with the wood; has only had one letter from Harley since he left Wimp[o]le, but hopes that all the bills arrived safely.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA38708Bristowe; Thomas (fl 1713-1719); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1719
NA38801Webster; Matthew (fl 1715); Mrfl 1715
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38739Gace; Joseph (fl 1714-1717); Mr; steward of the Duke of Newcastle and Edward Lord Harley in Lincolnshirefl 1714-1717
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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