Document ReferencePl C 1/429
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 16 Jan. 1723/4
Date16 January 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionLists payments of land tax and wages to various workmen; describes a conversation with Mr Wortham the tallow chandler about his payment; advocates paying Mr Pedley the maltster what he is owed as soon as possible as he is ill and is not likely to survive; mentions that Lundy's Farm has been let by Sir George Downing.

Letter dated 16 Jan. 1723/24.
Termaccounts, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39049Wortham; - (fl 1724); Mr; tallow chandler for Lord Harley in Cambridgeshirefl 1724
NA39050Pedley; - (fl 1724); Mr; maltster for Lord Harley in Cambridgeshirefl 1724
NA39051Downing; George (c.1685-1749); 3rd Baronet; MP of Gamlingay Park Cambridgeshire; founder of Downing College Cambridgec.1685-1749
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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