Document ReferencePl C 1/420
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 26 Sep. 1723
Date26 September 1723
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRequests a receipt, for the wood account, for the enclosed bill for £100 from Brigadier Sutton [not present]; reports the completion of most of the 'Iron Gates and the great Court'; adds that the roadway from Jekins House is finished and that the lane 'from the Timber Yard at the Grange along the Brick Wall towards the Parsons house' is proceeding well; mentions that he has mended a hole in the pipe taking water from the Spring Pond to the cistern; refers to two gallons of mushrooms sent from Nottinghamshire.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, Great Court
estate business, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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