Document ReferencePl C 41/5
TitleLetter from Joseph Briggs, Lanes, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire to John Barkley, Warwick Street, Westminster, London; 10 Aug. 1751
Date10 August 1751
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that the day before he was at Welbeck, and reports that [the Countess of Oxford] is recovering from the pain in her head; has received Mr Stone's acquittances for the 'fee farm rents' due to Sir James Dashwood out of the countess's estates in Nottinghamshire, paid by Mr Smith of Nottingham for Mr Wenman; as Stone does not mentions these are fee farms, Briggs was ordered by the countess to let Barkley know of this immediately.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA40961Dashwood; James (fl 1743); Sirfl 1743
NA40962Stone; - (fl 1743); Mrfl 1743
NA40963Smith; - (fl 1743); Mr; of Nottinghamfl 1743
NA32503Briggs; Joseph (-1770); Mr; steward to 2nd Duchess of Portland-1770
NA39543Barkley; John (-1753); Mr; steward for the Marylebone estate etc.-1753
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