Document ReferencePl C 1/469
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 9 Aug. 1724
Date9 August 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that there is no news of any opposition to Sir Robert Clark; writes that Mr Pridmore has supervised the painting of the windows in an attempt to keep out the rain; undertakes to press on with the work at the reservoir now that the pipes and sluices are down; has been spending much time in the ploughing of parts of the Avenue for the sowing of oats and grass; adds that Mrs Cole, wife of the gardener, is very ill.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, painting
building works, Wimpole, reservoir
elections, Cambridgeshire 1724

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39076Clarke; Robert (-1746); 2nd Baronet; MP for Cambridgeshire 1717-22; of Snailwell-1746
NA38950Pridmore; John (fl 1718-1731); Mr; supervisor of repairs and rebuilding at Wimpole and Down Hallfl 1718-1731
NA39092Cole; - (fl 1724); Mrs; wife of the gardener at Wimpolefl 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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