Document ReferencePl C 1/383
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 11 Oct. 1722
Date11 October 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas sent a gallon of 'the best Mushroms that could be got in Nottinghamshire'; refers to the death of Mr Williamson's servant, Mr Williamson being a hard-working and loyal timber carrier to Lord Harley; transcribes part of a letter from his [Cossen's] wife who partly blames herself for the accident because she had offered the team accommodation but Mr Hubbert would not allow it and so they went out at night.
Termdomestic affairs, provisions
death, accidental

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39004Hubbert; - (fl 1722); Mrfl 1722
NA39005Williamson; - (fl 1722); Mr; timber carrier in Nottinghamshirefl 1722
NA39006Cossen; - (fl 1722-1729); Mrs; wife of John Cossenfl 1722-1729
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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