Document ReferencePl C 1/347
TitleDraft letter [from Edward Harley, Lord Harley, later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, to [John] Cossen; 9 May 1721
Date9 May 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas assumed that Mr Knight and his associates were not interested in buying Barlow Woods as they had recommended other purchasers whose price was considerably less than that of Mr Heyford; is sure that Mr Knight can make a bargain for the cordwood with Mr Heyford; requests Cossen not to agree articles with Mr Heyford until he has heard from him [Harley] again.

Writer identified by context and handwriting; letter is unsigned.
Termwoods, sales of
woods, Derbyshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38965Knight; Richard (fl 1720-1726); Mr; of Herefordshire Esq.; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Carburton Forge etc.fl 1720-1726
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
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