Document ReferencePl C 1/413
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 8 Jul. 1723
Date8 July 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Mr Morley has passed on Lord Harley's orders to sell 'all the down Wood faln this Year'; reports a meeting at Welbeck with Mr Soresby, Mr Farr and others at the end of which Mr Morley ordered him to dismiss the woodsmen according to Lord Harley's latest orders; assures Lord Harley that he will follow all Mr Morley's commands; expresses some regret at not being given the chance to try out a different method in concert with 'Percivals Particulars'; defends his conduct in the management of the woods.
Termtimber, Welbeck

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
NA38755Soresby; William (fl 1714-1749); Mr; rent collector lessee and wood agent of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1714-1749
NA38750Farr; Cornelius (fl 1700-1727); Mr; steward to Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Chesterfieldfl 1700-1727
NA38961Percival; - (fl 1721-1723); Mr; agent connected with Lord Harley's woodsfl 1721-1723
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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