Document ReferencePl C 1/492
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 4 Apr. 1725
Date4 April 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he will send the required number of horses with William Pluckrose; has received £300 from Mr Kimpton most of which is livestock; lists the animals on the farm and accounts for rents and other payments; states that he still owes £513, part of which will be paid on the sale of some wheat which Mr Brown has trusted him with; writes that the men working at Kingston Wood 'will observe directions and manage so (I hope) as Yr Lordship will be no looser by keeping the Farme in hand'; adds that Mr Kimpton has left the farm.
Termaccounts, Wimpole
estate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
NA38992Kimpton; Edward (fl 1722-1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Kingston Wood Cambridgeshirefl 1722-1727
NA38985Brown; - (fl 1722-1725); Mr; steward and agent on the Wimpole estatefl 1722-1725
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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