Document ReferencePl C 1/87
TitleLetter from William Wenman to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 4 Oct. 1715
Date4 October 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Mr Dixon has promised by this post to send Harley a breviate of the 'D[uchess]'s Bill', which will be more intelligible than merely the bill verbatim; mentions that Mr Walter has told him that the duke had asked Mr Naylor for his advice about 'the present', and was surprised that the £200 to make Harley's share equal to that of the duke's was not paid; reports that he [Wenman] told Naylor that he was happy to pay the money, and would pay a further quota when the duke was ready; asks for Harley's commands on this matter; mentions that he has written to Dr Ward.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
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
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
NA38732Naylor; - (fl 1713-1715); Mrfl 1713-1715
NA38808Ward; - (fl 1715); Drfl 1715
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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