Document ReferencePl C 1/480
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 31 Jan. 1724/5
Date31 January 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard nothing from Mr Huddle the tallow chandler of Panton Street near Leicester Fields and wishes to know, on behalf of the brewer, what is to be done; writes that he has spent a great deal of time in showing Mr Smith and his brother around Kingston Wood Farm but has been unable to make an agreement; reports that Henry Markham has cut wood from the land he leases in Kingston from Mr Kimpton, and has sold it to the schoolmaster Mr Angier; adds that he is to meet with them tomorrow and demand payment for the wood, and mentions that Mr Markham is to leave the land at Lady Day and take a farm belonging to Mr Bovey; is to send some pork and mutton.

Letter dated 31 Jan. 1724/5.
Termestate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39099Huddle; - (fl 1725); Mr; tallow chandler of Panton Street Londonfl 1725
NA39098Smith; - (fl 1725); Mr; potential tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Kingston Cambridgeshirefl 1725
NA39101Markham; Henry (fl 1725); Mr; tenant of Mr Kimpton at Kingston in Cambridgeshirefl 1725
NA39102Angier; - (fl 1725); Mr; schoolmaster at Kingston in Cambridgeshirefl 1725
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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