Document ReferencePl C 1/381
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 30 Aug. 1722
Date30 August 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that a stag came from Clypston, which he sent on to Lady Pickering as he feared sending it down to London; passes on messages of gratitude from Sir John Hynd Cotton and Mr Bacon; reports the payment of a bill for £250 from the Nottinghamshire timber account; writes of the death of many trees planted in the avenue the previous year; sends best wishes for the 31st [Lord Harley's wedding anniversary].
Termestate business, Wimpole
gifts, venison
accounts, Nottinghamshire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38983Pickering; Grace (-1733); Lady Pickering; née Sylvester of Barbados; wife of Henry 2nd Baronet of Whaddon Cambridgeshire-1733
NA39001Cotton; John Hinde (c.1688-1752); 3rd Baronet Cotton of Landwade; succ. 1713; MP Cambridge 1708-22 and 1727-41, Cambridgeshire 1722-27, and Marlborough 1741-52c.1688-1752
NA39002Bacon; Thomas (c.1664-1736); Mr; son of Edward Sclater assumed name Bacon 1716; MP for Cambridge of Catley Cambridgeshirec.1664-1736
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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