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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 18 Aug. 1722
Date18 August 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports the death of Mr Digby after an operation for piles which went wrong; writes that he has sold timber and fence wood from Welbeck Park to Brigadier Sutton; remarks that the Duke of Norfolk is very pleased with his canal, but adds that all the workmen have left with still plenty left to do.
Termtimber, Welbeck
medical treatments, surgical operations
medical conditions, piles
gardens, landscape gardening, Worksop Manor

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39000Digby; - (-1722); Mr-1722
NA38866Howard; Thomas (1683-1732); 8th Duke of Norfolk1683-1732
NA27265Sutton; Richard (1674-1737); Mr; M.P. Newark 1708-10 and 1712-371674-1737
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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