Document ReferencePl C 1/349
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 13 May 1721
Date13 May 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes a conversation with Mr Knight about his concerns over his iron works should the Derbyshire woods be sold to Mr Hayford; writes that he went to Mr Hayford's house and saw Mr Wright's 'foul' draft agreement for the sale; compares the terms of the old 1697 agreement with the present one; adds that the articles will be sent for Lord Harley's approval the following week.
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
NA38976Wright; - (fl 1721); Mr; steward of the manor of Bolsoverfl 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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