Document ReferencePl C 1/466
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 30 Jul. 1724
Date30 July 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that newspaper reports say that Sir Robert Clark Baronet is to stand for Cambridgeshire in place of the late Lord Harley [now 2nd Earl of Oxford], 'and is supported by the most considerable Gentm'n and Clergy of the County in that Interest'; feels himself that the interest will be smaller than for Lord Harley and his partners, but states that he has not heard of any opposition to Sir Robert Clark; wishes to know whether to kill or to sell 'a very fat Veale 7 Weeks Old'; encloses the inquest account for R. Nickels [Pl C 1/464]
Termelections, Cambridgeshire 1724

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39076Clarke; Robert (-1746); 2nd Baronet; MP for Cambridgeshire 1717-22; of Snailwell-1746
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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