Document ReferencePl C 1/394
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 10 Mar. 1722/3
Date10 March 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports John Bowron's news that the Arabian stallion has gone blind in one eye; describes the tree-planting undertaken by Mr Cole on the sides of the Upper Fish ponds; writes that the oat-planting in the Avenue has gone well due to the fine weather and that ploughing is about to begin; adds that Thomas Thornton is pleased with 'my Lady's Pad Mair' now that she is at grass rather than in the stable.

Letter dated 10 Mar. 1722/23.
Termanimals, horses
estate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA39021Cole; - (fl 1723-1735); Mr; gardener at Wimpolefl 1723-1735
NA39014Thornton; Thomas (-1731); Mr; servant to Lady Harley; dismissed through old age-1731
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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