Document ReferencePl C 1/348
TitleLetter [from Edward Harley, Lord Harley, later 2nd Earl of Oxford] to [John] Cossen; 13 May 1721
Date13 May 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks him to settle the business with Mr Knight and reminds him that 'all the dispute will be ab't cordwood'; orders that the trees on Billbery Hill in the park not be cut down until the winter; asks when Cossen will arrive at Wimple [Wimpole]; agrees that the tenants at Cottam and Sibthorpe can have timber and writes that Mr Wenman and Mr Gace know what is needed.

Writer identified by context and handwriting; signed 'H'.
Termwoods, sales of
timber, Nottinghamshire

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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
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
NA38717Gace; - (fl 1713-1730); Mr; rent collector and agent to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Nottinghamshirefl 1713-1730
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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