Document ReferencePl C 1/374
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 7 Apr. 1722
Date7 April 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that Mr Levinze and Mr Willoughby lost the Nottinghamshire election; states that many more people than usual voted and claims that there are rumours that many were unqualified; writes that it was late on the second day when the balance turned towards the Duke of Kingston's and Lord Lexington's men; reports that he is proceeding with an account of the cordwood which will be given to Mr Knight; mentions that work on the grates at Carburton Forge has been suspended until the carpenter recovers from illness; suggests that the next timber-felling in order to produce cordwood should take place at the Sloswicks.
Termestate business, Welbeck
timber, Welbeck
elections, Nottinghamshire 1722

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38844Levinz; William (1671-1747); Mr; MP for Retford 1702-06 and 1708-10 for Nottinghamshire 1710-22 and 1732-431671-1747
NA38853Willoughby; Francis (1692-1758); 2nd Baron Middleton; succ. 1729; son of 1st Baron Middleton; MP of Wollaton Nottinghamshire1692-1758
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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