Document ReferencePl C 1/800
TitleFragment of a letter from William Wenman, Edwinstowe; n.d. [1711-1724]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he has attended a meeting about the new mill built illegally on the Mansfield river and on Lord Harley's land; mentions that the opposing counsels were Mr Beecher and Mr Jonathan Clay; reports the proceedings [largely obscured by damage to the paper]

Date estimated from Lord Harley's style of address; probably dated c.1723-1724 from references to the case in other letters in this series.
Termdisputes, property

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38773Clay; Jonathan (c.1685-1724); Mr; attorney of Mansfield; steward of the Manors of Clipstone and Mansfieldc.1685-1724
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA39376Beecher; - (fl 1720s); Mr; attorneyfl 1720s
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
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