Document ReferencePl C 1/815
TitleLetter from London addressed to Mr [William] Soresby; 4 Dec. n.y. [1714-1716]
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of a bill for £200; writes that Lord Harley commands that no more force be used in attempting to collect the Staffordshire rents; refers to his Lord and Lady's wish that there be no quarrels between agents and tenants, and their desire to favour Mr Farr, 'out of duty to her Grace' [the Duchess of Newcastle].

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.

Dated in relation to the styling of the 2nd Earl of Oxford as Lord Harley, the date of death of the Duchess of Newcastle, and the known dates of Mr Soresby.
Termrents, Staffordshire
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
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
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
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