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Document ReferencePl C 1/354
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 22 May 1721
Date22 May 1721
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionHas received Lord Harley's letter ordering that all the cordwood be reserved; states that this point is alien from terms agreed with Mr Heyford and means that another purchaser of all the woods must be found on the new terms; explains that it had been supposed that only the existing cordwood would be reserved and given to Mr Knight; adds that Mr Heyford and his associates gave a good price expecting this wood to be included; supposes that Lord Harley will be advised to pay the costs of the mistake, and surmises that the woods will be sold at a lesser price.
Termtimber, sales of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA38965Knight; Richard (fl 1720-1726); Mr; of Herefordshire Esq.; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Carburton Forge etc.fl 1720-1726
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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