Document ReferencePl C 1/95
TitleLetter from William Wenman, London to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 1 Nov. 1715
Date1 November 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains the arms that he must buy for the 6 militia horses that Lord Harley needs to provide from Nottinghamshire; will try to do this as cheaply as possible; thinks that the £340 will be paid to the Duke of Newcastle tomorrow by Mr Gibson's appointment; mentions that the duke has hinted at wanting the interest from last Michaelmas; explains that the trial has been set by Lord Chief Justice Parker for the 23rd, and that Mr Dixon wants Harley's commands; gives his opinion as to the possible success of the case.
Termmilitia, provision of horses for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38809Gibson; - (fl 1715); Mr; scrivenor of Lothburyfl 1715
NA29005Parker; Thomas (1667-1732); 1st Earl of Macclesfield; M.P.; became Lord Chancellor 1718; resigned and impeached 1725; cr. 17211667-1732
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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