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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 14 Jun. 1724
Date14 June 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard that the Earl of Orford will endorse Sir Robert Clark's candidature if he stands; writes that he visited Dr and Mrs Tudway who send their duty; reports a violent attack carried out on Barbara the housemaid by James Kelly; explains that the argument had been brewing a long time; writes that she is bruised all over and cannot move in bed; adds that she was bled by Mrs Hubbert, and asked for Mr Wall the apothecary who says that he is concerned about the lumps on her head and is fearful of bleeding her again as she is so weak; expresses his satisfaction with her diligence but explains that her zeal to have things done properly sometimes leads to conflict with others; is sending Kelly to London.
Termcrimes, assault
disputes, personal
domestic affairs, servants, disputes amongst
elections, Cambridgeshire 1724

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10334Walpole; Robert (1676-1745); 1st Earl of Orford; 1st Earl of 2nd creation; cr. 1742; statesman1676-1745
NA39076Clarke; Robert (-1746); 2nd Baronet; MP for Cambridgeshire 1717-22; of Snailwell-1746
NA39077Tudway; - (fl 1724); Dr; of Cambridgefl 1724
NA39077Tudway; - (fl 1724); Dr; of Cambridgefl 1724
NA39078-; Barbara (fl 1724-1725); -; housemaid at Wimpolefl 1724-1725
NA39028Kelly; James (fl 1723-1724); Mr; servant at Wimpolefl 1723-1724
NA39079Hubbert; - (fl 1724); Mrs; doctor at Wimpolefl 1724
NA39052Wall; - (fl 1724-1727); Mr; apothecary of Cambridgefl 1724-1727
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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