Document ReferencePl C 1/436
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 4 Feb. 1723/4
Date4 February 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that Mr Gray and John Elsom have worked together and successfully mended the engine; had offered some teams to help Mr Glover at Whaddon, and sent some ploughs to Cart Hedge Wood; writes that Mr Glover then decided he did not need any help after all; lists the prices being paid for wheat, barley etc. at the present time; adds that a pheasant and a wood cock are being sent.

Letter dated 4 Feb. 1723/24.
Termestate business, Wimpole
economic affairs, food prices

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39060Gray; - (fl 1724); Mr; engine-menderfl 1724
NA39016Elsom; John (-1738); Mr; farrier and ironworker at Wimpole-1738
NA39062Glover; John (fl 1724-1739); Mr; steward of 2nd Earl of Oxford's estate in Cambridgeshirefl 1724-1739
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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