Document ReferencePl C 1/390
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 19 Feb. 1722/3
Date19 February 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that the tenant has signed the agreement for Dankers Farm and will enter at Lady Day, but will not actually take up residence then due to his commitments at Knapwell; reports that John Dickenson has begun work on making 100,000-150,000 bricks; mentions the transportation of 'a fat Mutton'; remarks that he is unable to pay Elsom the farrier, Wilmot the lime-seller, Dickenson and Thurley although they are in great need of money.

Letter dated 19 Feb. 1722/23.
Termestate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38980Dickenson; John (-1729); Mr; brick-maker of Gamgay Cambridgeshire-1729
NA39016Elsom; John (-1738); Mr; farrier and ironworker at Wimpole-1738
NA39017Wilmot; - (fl 1723); Mr; lime-seller at Wimpolefl 1723
NA39018Thurley; - (fl 1723); Mr; workman at Wimpolefl 1723
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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