Document ReferencePl C 1/430
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 21 Jan. 1723/4
Date21 January 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received Mr Wall the apothecary's bill for £30 2s 8d; reports that heavy rain has come through the sash windows at the front of the house; writes that it is Mr Pridmore's view that the puttying was not done properly, and adds that nothing can be done until there is some dry weather; mentions that the teams are taking hedgewood to the tenants' lands, and that he is working on William Jekins' account; asks that the cloths around the calf and pork being sent to London be sent back.

Letter dated 21 Jan. 1723/24.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, window repairs
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39052Wall; - (fl 1724-1727); Mr; apothecary of Cambridgefl 1724-1727
NA38950Pridmore; John (fl 1718-1731); Mr; supervisor of repairs and rebuilding at Wimpole and Down Hallfl 1718-1731
NA39030Jekins; William (fl 1723-1727); Mr; tenant on the Wimpole estatefl 1723-1727
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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