Document ReferencePl C 1/467
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Down Hall, Essex; 3 Aug. 1724
Date3 August 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that because of the hot weather he is moving the workmen away from the reservoir and putting them to removing mud from the Great Pond; refers to a scaffold and to a note from Sir James Thornhill to Mr Pridmore; is pleased with the small beer brewed by Charles Gunter.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, reservoir
gardens, Wimpole, ponds

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10335Thornhill; James (1675-1734); Sir; painter and M.P.1675-1734
NA38950Pridmore; John (fl 1718-1731); Mr; supervisor of repairs and rebuilding at Wimpole and Down Hallfl 1718-1731
NA39090Gunter; Charles (-1735); Mr; brewer candle and soap maker at Wimpole-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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