Document ReferencePl C 1/359
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 9 Aug. 1721
Date9 August 1721
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses gratitude for the warrant for a buck; wishes to be allowed to stay at Welbeck to supervise the 'converting of timber'; mentions Mr Percival's arrival and advises that the work 'had better be left alone til harvest be over' because of the difficulty in finding cheap labour at that time.
Termestate business, Welbeck

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38961Percival; - (fl 1721-1723); Mr; agent connected with Lord Harley's woodsfl 1721-1723
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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