Document ReferencePl C 1/418
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Norton, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 14 Sep. 1723
Date14 September 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he and John Bouron are leaving Welbeck this week; will bring a bill for £100 from Brigadier Sutton to Wimpole; has heard that Lord Harley is intent on selling a large amount of timber; asks that the purchasers might pay him a 'perquisite' in recognition of his devoted service to the woods at Welbeck for over 28 years.
Termtimber, Welbeck
financial affairs, perquisites
employment, rewards for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA27265Sutton; Richard (1674-1737); Mr; M.P. Newark 1708-10 and 1712-371674-1737
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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