Document ReferencePl C 1/83
TitleLetter from William Wenman, London to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 17 Sept. 1715. Imperfect
Date17 September 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSends a suggestion for an answer to the representation that was sent to Harley; has drawn out the heads of the information in the form of a letter to Mr Digby or any other person Harley thinks proper; this letter, by Wenman, explains that he [Harley] agrees with destroying the warrens and that he has been informed him of Savile's position, and the advantages he has accrued from destroying the warren; argues that Savile's second warren at Inkersall was also to be destroyed as part of the agreement; Wenman adds that he has not heard from Mr Walter, which he is surprised about.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.
Termrabbit warrens, destruction of
estate business, Clipstone
ConditionPartially indecipherable

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38799Savile; George (c.1678-1743); 7th Baronet; sheriff of Nottinghamshire 1706-07; MP for Yorkshire 1728-34c.1678-1743
NA38766Monk; John (fl 1715-1735); Mr; deputy steward under William Wenmanfl 1715-1735
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
NA38788Digby; John (1668-1728); Ranger of the Deer at Clipstone Park 1707-?, Verderer of Sherwood forest 1709-?, MP for Newark 1705-8 and East Retford 1713-221668-1728
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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