Document ReferencePl C 1/496
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Godfrey Cuttle at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 20 Oct. 1725
Date20 October 1725
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses the great joy of all at Wimpole at the news of the birth of a son to the earl and countess; writes that there has been bell-ringing and a bonfire in celebration; wishes the earl to know how pleased they all are; adds on the back that he has sent 'a very good Doe...a brace of Fine Young Hares kild this day and a small number of Peaches from the Gardens' in the care of Francis Hodgson.
Termcelebrations, birth of an heir
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA39111Harley; Henry Cavendish (1725); Lord Harley; son of 2nd Earl of Oxford1725
NA39112Hodgson; Francis (fl 1725-1733); Mr; carrier and servant at Wimpolefl 1725-1733
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA39113Cuttle; Godfrey (fl 1725-1736); Mr; servant to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Dover Streetfl 1725-1736
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