Document ReferencePl C 1/419
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 21 Sep. 1723
Date21 September 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas arrived safely; notes that the boat sent from Welbeck is in the fish pond but needs some work to make it safe; is pleased with the level of the water in the cistern; will set the tenants to work to ensure that 'the new cutt in Conders medow' is filled with water from Arrington spring; gives an account of cordwood from Nottinghamshire delivered to Mr Knight from 23 Jul. 1722; writes that the ship 'Prosperous' could only carry 22 trees from Mr Timbrel and the other 14 are still at Stockwith.
Termgardens, landscape gardening, Wimpole
woods, Nottinghamshire
timber, transportation of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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