Document ReferencePl C 1/462
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 13 Jul. 1724
Date13 July 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that William Pluckrose is taking four horses to London the next day; reports that the work of moving earth at the reservoir is about half-way through but that the men are leaving to bring in the harvest; notes that 'The Sluice and Pipes are laid'; mentions that all the hay has been harvested.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, reservoir

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
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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