Document ReferencePl C 1/384
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 16 Oct. 1722
Date16 October 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to brick work on the wall on the east side of the great Court which has been suspended due to the ill health of Mr Nixson; writes that water from the spring at Arrington is flowing well into the canal in Conders Meadow; believes that a larger canal or basin could be made and could be seen 'from the hall door'; mentions that Mr Jeffreys' composition tithes have not yet been paid, and that Mr and Mrs Emerson have gone to Essex.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, Great Court
gardens, landscape gardening, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39007Nixson; Thomas (fl 1722-1736); Mr; workman and tenant at Wimpolefl 1722-1736
NA39008Jeffreys; Francis (fl 1713-1731); -; Rector of Wimpole since 1713; Vicar of Ashwell Hertfordshire from 1728fl 1713-1731
NA39009Emerson; William (fl 1722-1725); Mr; deputy agent at Wimpolefl 1722-1725
NA39010Emerson; - (fl 1722); Mrsfl 1722
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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