Document ReferencePl C 1/375
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 11 Apr. 1722
Date11 April 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he has had a visit from Mr Hayford the younger and has agreed the payment due for the Derbyshire woods; adds that Mr Hayford has sent the money himself; describes the 'bason and canal' in course of construction at the Duke of Norfolk's [Worksop Manor]; notes that the method of acquiring water for it has yet to be decided but that 'it will be very Grand'.
Termwoods, sales of
woods, Derbyshire
gardens, landscape gardening, Worksop Manor

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA38866Howard; Thomas (1683-1732); 8th Duke of Norfolk1683-1732
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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