Document ReferencePl C 1/415
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 17 Aug. 1723
Date17 August 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas sent a copy of an enclosed letter to Mr Godfrey at Wimpole, relating to the death of the tenant George Gill at Arrington [see Pl C 1/414]; writes that Mr Morley has left Welbeck, that the workmen in Mansfield woods have been dismissed, and that nothing more is being done in the woods; will come to Wimpole when the cordwood has been dealt with; adds that timber for Mr Phillips and Mr Timbrel has been loaded at Stockwith; with respect to the orders brought by Mr Morley, expresses concern that he is ill-thought of as an agent; wishes to know whether to send the two gallons of mushrooms to London or Wimpole; writes that the boat given by Lord Carmarthen is being sailed to Cambridge.
Termwoods, Nottinghamshire
timber, transportation of
domestic affairs, provisions
gifts, boats

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38970Godfrey; William (fl 1721-1725); deputy agent at Wimpolefl 1721-1725
NA39038Gill; George (-1723); Mr; tenant of Lord Harley; of Arrington Cambridgeshire-1723
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
NA39039Phillips; - (fl 1723-1724); Mr; purchaser of timber from Lord Harleyfl 1723-1724
NA39037Timbrel; - (fl 1723-1724); Mr; purchaser of timber from Lord Harleyfl 1723-1724
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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