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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 8 Jan. 1726/7
Date8 January 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he showed John Whitson and his wife around Fairchild's farm, but that the wife did not like it and asked that the earl would not 'put her Husband to any trouble'; advises that they be allowed to refuse the place as they would not be happy there; adds that Jabez Conder has since requested that his relative take the farm, who offers the same rent and will observe the same conditions but who wants a new barn built and other concessions granted; suggests what may be done instead with the earl's permission; gives details of five bills requested by William Gore to be paid.

Letter dated 8 Jan. 1726/7.
Termtenants, Wimpole
leases, terms and conditions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39134Whitson; John (fl 1727); Mr; potential tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire; of Gilded Mortonfl 1727
NA39135Whitson; - (fl 1727); Mrs; wife of John Whitsonfl 1727
NA39075Conder; Jabez (-1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire-1727
NA38997Gore; William (-1735); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpole-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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