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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 12 May 1722
Date12 May 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports a meeting with Mr Hayford about tree-felling in the Derbyshire woods; writes that he has spent the day showing Mr Morley around Welbeck Park and explaining about the trees; adds that he is happy with the plan to fell trees in the Sloswicks for cordwood; writes that the woods have suffered because Lord Harley did not send instructions early enough and because some of the workmen have left with Mr Johnson.
Termtimber, Welbeck
estate business, Welbeck

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
NA38998Johnson; - (fl 1722-1724); Mr; purchaser of wood from Lord Harleyfl 1722-1724
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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