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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 14 Mar. 1724/5
Date14 March 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports John Bouron's comments that some of the horses must be purged before he goes to Nottinghamshire, and writes what Bouron thinks of the health of some other horses; believes that Mr Smith is prevaricating about Kingston Wood Farm in the hope that the rent will be reduced; writes that he was refused permission to see Mr Kimpton by his wife; refers to cordwood and Mr Hayford and states that B. Wilcox is to account for it; adds that Mr Pridmore is at Wimpole briefly before returning to Down Hall, and that Mr Godfrey is completely better but still a bit lame.

Letter dated 14 Mar. 1724/5.
Termanimals, horses
estate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA38992Kimpton; Edward (fl 1722-1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Kingston Wood Cambridgeshirefl 1722-1727
NA39098Smith; - (fl 1725); Mr; potential tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Kingston Cambridgeshirefl 1725
NA38964Hayford; - (fl 1721-1727); Mr; purchaser of woods from 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1721-1727
NA38903Wilcocks; Benjamin (1705-); Mr; father in law of Thomas Isatt; agent on the Nottinghamshire estates1705-
NA38950Pridmore; John (fl 1718-1731); Mr; supervisor of repairs and rebuilding at Wimpole and Down Hallfl 1718-1731
NA38970Godfrey; William (fl 1721-1725); deputy agent at Wimpolefl 1721-1725
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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