Document ReferencePl C 1/458
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 23 Jun. 1724
Date23 June 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionNotes that there is a payment of £592 11s 5d due from Mr Hayford and Rogers for Donston Woods [Dunston near Chesterfield?]; mentions that the hay crop is mediocre and the corn will be harvested early; adds that John Elsom's daughter has married a Mr Scrooby of Meldreth who is in the church.
Termaccounts, timber
agriculture, crops

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA39082Rogers; - (fl 1724); Mr; partner to Mr Hayford in Donston Woodsfl 1724
NA39083Scrooby; - (fl 1724); Mrs; daughter of John Elsom; wife of Mr Scrooby of Meldreth Cambridgeshirefl 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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