Document ReferencePl C 1/346
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 10 May 1721
Date10 May 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he is to meet Mr Wright and Mr Hayford on Friday to settle the terms of agreement for the sale of the Derbyshire woods; mentions that some trees in the north-east of Welbeck Park ought to be cut down, and discusses the consequences as to cordwood; requests instructions; fears that his presence in Nottinghamshire will cause harm to Lord Harley's business at Wimp[o]le; refers to an order for wood for the tenants at Sibthorpe which was mentioned to him by Mr Wenman.
Termwoods, sales of
parks, Welbeck
woods, Derbyshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38976Wright; - (fl 1721); Mr; steward of the manor of Bolsoverfl 1721
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
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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