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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Down Hall; 8 Sep. 1726
Date8 September 1726
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionLists the foodstuffs sent 'in the Pedds'; reports 'a terrible fire at Wilbraham' which destroyed John Clench's house, causing £3,000 of damages, and seven farmhouses; states that a woman had been heard earlier issuing threats; adds that John Clench 'voted for Yo'r Lordship'.
Termfires, house
crimes, arson

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39126Clench; - (fl 1726); Mr; of Wilbraham Cambridgeshirefl 1726
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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