Document ReferencePl C 1/329
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton [to Edward Harley, Lord Harley, later 2nd Earl of Oxford]; 4 Mar. 1720/1
Date4 March 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has made a visit to Barlow Woods, and as Haslam had gone to Chesterfield was able to make a rough survey; transcribes the account; writes that he found Haslam in an inn in Chesterfield and informed him that 'he had converted too much of the wood to white cole contrary to any Orders he ever rec'd from me'; ordered him to convert the rest to cordwood; has dismissed one of Haslam's 'favrite Workmen' for asking for too much money; claims that Haslam has paid all the money to Mr Bellamy and refuses to account for it; mentions his thoughts as to the boundary fence between 'the 2 Parks' and to the disturbance caused to Mr Isaac Knight by the dispute over Gledthorpe Grange.

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Letter dated 4 Mar. 1720/21.
Termwoods, Derbyshire
disputes, property

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38959Haslam; Joshua (fl 1721-1723); Mr; woodsman and gamekeeper at Barlow woods Derbyshirefl 1721-1723
NA38832Bellamy; - (fl 1718-1721); Mrfl 1718-1721
NA38960Knight; Isaac (fl 1721); Mr; of Warsop, Nottinghamshirefl 1721
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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