Document ReferencePl C 1/442
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, Lord Harley [later 2nd Earl of Oxford], Dover Street, London; 23 Feb. 1723/4
Date23 February 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionApproves of the solution to Kimpton's business; undertakes to send the clothes that need mending along with the relevant measurements; proposes to ride to Nottinghamshire together with Thomas Thornton at the start of March; mentions that the new nursery is next to Pluckrose's orchard, and asks for permission to plant a 'quick' around it; adds that work is progressing on the quicks and hedges at Mr Gill's; points out that it will be expensive and therefore should be done well so that it will last; mentions that Mr Pigot the elder died and was buried at Abington.

Letter dated 23 Feb. 1723/24.
Termestate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38992Kimpton; Edward (fl 1722-1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Kingston Wood Cambridgeshirefl 1722-1727
NA39014Thornton; Thomas (-1731); Mr; servant to Lady Harley; dismissed through old age-1731
NA39066Pigott; Granado (-1724); Mr; MP; of Bassingbourne Cambridgeshire-1724
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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