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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr Vaughan, addressed to the Earl of Oxford, Down Hall, Essex; 4 Jun. 1724
Date4 June 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for the delay in sending the 'Garden Stuff'; explains that the gardener did not have the things to hand; hopes they will arrive 'early enough for Dinn. Tomorrow'; writes that it is raining hard which is good for the grass and the crops; has asked two brothers called Denton from Nottinghamshire for an estimate of the cost of removing the mud from the big fish pond, and for their help with the reservoir; asks for the earl's approval of employing the men; adds that Sir Thomas Tipping is rumoured to be standing for election.
Termestate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39073Denton; Samuel (fl 1724); Mr; engineer of Nottinghamshirefl 1724
NA39074Tipping; Thomas (1700-1725); 2nd Baronet; of Wheatfield Oxfordshire1700-1725
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA39059Vaughan; - (-1729); Mr; servant to 2nd Earl of Oxford-1729
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