Document ReferencePl C 1/478
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 19 Jan. 1724/5
Date19 January 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he has made a written agreement with Joseph Norman for his three-year tenancy of Gills farm; adds that Norman has found a tenant for Smiths farm for Sir George Downing; gives an account of monies owing to various tradesmen; assures the earl that he pays the bills as soon as he receives the money to do so; adds that 'The Walk centring wth the Sumer House is planted and the Trees secured from the Deer'.

Letter dated 19 Jan. 1724/5.
Termleases, Wimpole
gardens, Wimpole
accounts, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39041Norman; Joseph (fl 1723-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Arrington Cambridgeshirefl 1723-1736
NA39051Downing; George (c.1685-1749); 3rd Baronet; MP of Gamlingay Park Cambridgeshire; founder of Downing College Cambridgec.1685-1749
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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