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TitleLetter from William Wenman, London to [E. Harley] Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Wimp[o]le, Cambridgeshire; 27 Nov. 1715. Imperfect
Date27 November 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has been busy trying to collect money for Harley; Seale has lately paid £150 and mentions how much Harley now has in Robert Child's hands, besides that paid by the Duke [of Newcastle] and Mr Dixon; expects Mr Gace to soon pay in £200-250; mentions problems with collecting more rents before the trial is over; refers to the debate over the timber windfall in Welbeck woods; reports that the court has ordered that only trees completely severed from the ground may be sold, which Wenman believes will severely hamper the sale and will lessen Mr Vane's expectations; reports the improved health of Mr Auditor [Edward Harley] and will consult him about Harley's affairs; refers to the 6 militia horse he has sent down, which now need to be clothed in buff, which he fears will cost £40.
Termrents, collection of
timber, Welbeck
militia, clothing

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1146Harley; Edward (1664-1735); 2nd son of Sir Edward Harley1664-1735
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
NA38711Dixon; William (fl 1713-1718); Mr; lawyer working for Edward Lord Harleyfl 1713-1718
NA38736Seale; Francis (fl 1714-1718); Mr; agent to Edward Lord Harleyfl 1714-1718
NA38813Vane; - (fl 1715-1718); Mr; purchaser of wood from Welbeckfl 1715-1718
NA38748Child; Robert (fl 1714-1730); Sirfl 1714-1730
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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