Document ReferencePl C 1/401
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 28 Apr. 1723
Date28 April 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard of Lord Harley's safe arrival at Ware from Thomas Kettlewell; was in Cambridge when he heard that the Purbeck stone for Lord Harley had arrived at Lyn; will arrange transportation with Mr Nutting of Lyn, at whose yard the ship has arrived, but asks for detailed instructions as to the process and as to what exactly is to be done with the stone in the Front Court by the next post; adds that 'Mr Pilgrim of Trinity College the Greek Professor preach'd and din'd with Sr James [Thornhill]'.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, Front Court
building materials, stone

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39024Kettlewell; Thomas (fl 1723-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1723-1735
NA39025Nutting; - (fl 1723); Mr; shipyard owner of King's Lynnfl 1723
NA39026Pilgrim; Thomas (-1760); Professor; Regius Professor of Greek at Trinity College, Cambridge 1712-1726-1760
NA10335Thornhill; James (1675-1734); Sir; painter and M.P.1675-1734
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
PL1192/King's Lynn/Norfolk/England
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