Document ReferencePl C 1/494
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 7 Sep. 1725
Date7 September 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas ordered Ned to kill a buck for Mr Pigot and Mr Nightingale on the earl's orders; adds that another buck will be sent 'for the Ladies Club'; reports that the oats planted in the great Avenue have been harvested; hopes that the crops at Kingston Wood will be brought in by the evening; explains that he has been busy speaking with Mr Morley; has sent a buck to London for 'my Lady' [Henrietta Countess of Oxford].
Termagriculture, harvest
gifts, venison

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39109Pigot; - (fl 1725-1727); Mr; of Bassingbourn Cambridgeshirefl 1725-1727
NA39110Nightingale; Edward (-1750); Mr; JP; of Kneesworth Cambridgeshire-1750
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
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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