Document ReferencePl C 1/463
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford; 25 Jul. 1724
Date25 July 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard from the Mayor of Cambridge that Captain Bromley is supporting Sir Robert Clark; has heard from others that Mr Shepperd and Mr Partridge are also supporting them; reports the death of Richard Nickels the waggoner who was bringing timber back from St Neots; writes that it seems he fell off the carriage on to the road and that he was found by the other men with blood coming out of his mouth; adds that a surgeon attempted to bleed him but he died; remarks that he had a wife and four children who will be left destitute by his death.
Termelections, Cambridgeshire 1724
death, accidental
medical conditions, head injuries

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39086Bromley; - (fl 1724); Captainfl 1724
NA39076Clarke; Robert (-1746); 2nd Baronet; MP for Cambridgeshire 1717-22; of Snailwell-1746
NA39087Shepheard; Samuel (-1748); Mr; MP for Cambridgeshire 1724-47; of Exning Suffolk-1748
NA39088Partridge; - (fl 1724); Mrfl 1724
NA39089Nickels; Richard (-1724); Mr; waggoner at Wimpole-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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