Document ReferencePl C 1/351
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 17 May 1721
Date17 May 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he discovered some 'coopers ware' in Yorkshire and had a man arrested, who then 'made his escape by breaking out at a chamber window'; the constable has been ordered to catch the man and bring him to the next quarter sessions; reports a conversation with Mr Hayford about the cordwood which he has purchased; writes that he has arranged to meet the Sibthorp tenants later in the month to take accounts of what wood they need.
Termestate business, Nottinghamshire
crimes, theft
crimes, abscondment from custody

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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