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TitleLetter from John Monk, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to William Wenman, 3 East Street, Red Lion Square, London; 26 Sept. 1715
Date26 September 1715
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionExplains how after he left Retford, he went to Mr Dawson's where he found 'brother Gosling' with Mr Carver; explains his brother's actions in trying to stop the order of court; believes that Thorpe went to Derby for the same reason and to give bail for Matthew Webster; comments on the bullying tactics of Farr and Thorpe, but has travelled in Nottinghamshire and does not think that rent collection in Nottinghamshire is badly affected; discusses various estate matters, noting for example that Robin Banks will bring in the money he borrowed next Saturday and the residence of some tenants at Welbeck; regrets that the venison that was sent was so poor and tries to explain why.
Termrents, Nottinghamshire
disputes, family, Harley family and Duchess of Newcastle

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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
NA27265Sutton; Richard (1674-1737); Mr; M.P. Newark 1708-10 and 1712-371674-1737
NA38791Banks; Robin (fl 1715-1719); Mr; rent collector for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1715-1719
NA38804Carver; - (fl 1715); Mrfl 1715
NA38801Webster; Matthew (fl 1715); Mrfl 1715
NA38805Gosling; - (fl 1715); Mrfl 1715
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38741Thorpe; William (fl 1714-1716); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harley; sometime working for the Duchess of Newcastlefl 1714-1716
NA38766Monk; John (fl 1715-1735); Mr; deputy steward under William Wenmanfl 1715-1735
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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