Document ReferencePl C 1/468
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 6 Aug. 1724
Date6 August 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks for instructions as to what to do with the 2 gallons and 1 quart of mushrooms received from Nottinghamshire; refers to 'The alteracion of the Windows at the Greenhouse'; writes that work at Kingston Wood has ceased while the men are bringing in the harvest; mentions the proposed marriage between Jekin's son and one of Mr Kimpton's daughters; reports that Francis Holilay has been suffering from fever and convulsions but that it is hoped he will get better.
Termgardens, Wimpole, greenhouses
estate business, Wimpole
medical conditions, convulsions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39091Holilay; Francis (fl 1724-1737); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpolefl 1724-1737
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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