Document ReferencePl C 1/512
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 28 Aug. 1726
Date28 August 1726
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that 'the milch asse and fole' have been at Cambridge where Mrs Belcher 'has rec'd a deale of benefit by drinking the milk'; adds that the animals are now being taken to Waltham Abbey by Samuel Jackson, who will return soon to take the 'Padds' to Down Hall; refers to Thomas Kettlewell who expects to be moved; is to send veal and venison and will send mutton as well if required; writes that a reward of 4 guineas has been offered for information about 'the Pond robbing'; mentions the overgrown state of 'the new stone pitching in the Front Court'; refers to ongoing work at the Pond.
Termestate business, Wimpole
livestock, asses
crimes, robbery

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39124Belcher; - (fl 1726); Mrs; of Cambridgefl 1726
NA39125Jackson; Samuel (-1736); Mr; servant at Wimpole-1736
NA39024Kettlewell; Thomas (fl 1723-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1723-1735
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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