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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 13 Oct. 1726
Date13 October 1726
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHopes that the earl will visit Wimpole soon to inspect and advise on the works at the reservoir and the old fish pond; discusses the arches on the bridge at the head of the pond; describes further work which he would be pleased to have done; reports that one of the workmen has died; adds that Mr Cole has kept aside some apples for the earl but warns that there have not been many this year.
Termgardens, Wimpole, ponds
agriculture, crops, apples

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39021Cole; - (fl 1723-1735); Mr; gardener at Wimpolefl 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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