Document ReferencePl C 1/432
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 26 Jan. 1723/4
Date26 January 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas paid Mr Hudson for nine pairs of buckskin breeches for the servants' livery; requests instructions as to the recipients of charity on 'my Lady's birthday'; has collected estimates from 'all the Plumbers at Cambridge' for leading the roof of the theatre; states that foundations have been sunk for the new buildings at Kings College; mentions that Mr Kimpton needs to pay £565 19s 20d, and has heard that he has gone to London; informs Lord Harley that Mr Pridmore will call on him in London.

Letter dated 26 Jan. 1723/24.
Termdomestic affairs, servants, clothing
building works, Kings College Cambridge
building works, Wimpole, theatre
accounts, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39058Hudson; George (fl 1724-1727); Mr; tailor of Cambridgefl 1724-1727
NA38992Kimpton; Edward (fl 1722-1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Kingston Wood Cambridgeshirefl 1722-1727
NA38950Pridmore; John (fl 1718-1731); Mr; supervisor of repairs and rebuilding at Wimpole and Down Hallfl 1718-1731
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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