Document ReferencePl C 1/343
TitleLetter from Francis Knight, Clipstone, to John Cossen, Norton; 4 May 1721
Date4 May 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard that Mr Hayford has bought the wood at Barlow; refers to the original proposal that his uncle and the others should buy all the wood in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire at a fixed price; mentions iron 'which must Lye in stock'; threatens to move his family away and writes 'I'll not stay any Longer than whilest they can get another agent'.
Termwoods, sales of
employment, resignation from

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA38965Knight; Richard (fl 1720-1726); Mr; of Herefordshire Esq.; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Carburton Forge etc.fl 1720-1726
NA38968Knight; Francis (fl 1721-1723); Mr; Lord Harley's agent at Clipstone Nottinghamshirefl 1721-1723
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
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