Document ReferencePl C 1/528
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 12 Jan. 1726/7
Date12 January 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses an enclosed letter from Mr Brand about the collars of brawn [not present]; writes that the stone pitching 'in the Front Part' is in a poor state and mentions that he has arranged for a drain to be placed there to get rid of the water; states that Mr Cole is pleased with the plan; requests the earl's permission for it to go ahead and asks that Mr Mist be asked his views; explains how he has drained water away in other places; reports that he is to meet 'Young Holben of Croyden' about him taking Fairchild's farm; adds that William Gore 'has sent a woodcock'.

Letter dated 12 Jan. 1726/7.
Termestate business, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions
building works, Wimpole, drains

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38997Gore; William (-1735); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpole-1735
NA39061Brand; - (fl 1724-1727); Mr; supplier of brawn to 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1724-1727
NA39021Cole; - (fl 1723-1735); Mr; gardener at Wimpolefl 1723-1735
NA39027Mist; - (fl 1723-1727); Mr; workman connected with building stone at Wimpolefl 1723-1727
NA39137Holben; William (fl 1727-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1731
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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