Document ReferencePl C 1/369
TitleLetter from J. Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 21 Jan. 1721/2
Date21 January 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for the order on Mr Francis Child and Partners for £272; writes that he has paid Mr Finch's bill for £72 2s 10d; mentions that John Stevens has applied for the tenancy of the Tigar Inn and has offered to pay the arrears run up by his mother; gives reasons why he thinks he would not be a suitable choice; refers to Conders Close, suggesting that the hedge be removed and replaced with a canal which would drain away the water and improve the view.

Dated 21 Jan. 1721/22.
Termgardens, landscape gardening, Wimpole
occupations and professions, innkeeper
employment, applications for
accounts, Harley

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38981Francis, Child and Partners; bankers
NA38986Finch; - (fl 1722); Mrfl 1722
NA38987Stevens; - (fl 1722); Mr; applicant for the tenancy of the Tiger Inn, Arringtonfl 1722
NA38760Child; Francis (c.1684-1740); Sir; the younger; banker MP and Lord Mayor of Londonc.1684-1740
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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