Document ReferencePl C 1/532
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 24 Jan. 1726/7
Date24 January 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has concluded the agreement to make William Holben tenant of Fairchild's farm for six years; mentions that William Gore discovered Captain Eversden and some others 'Coursing in the Wimpole Grounds'; writes that William Woodham and his son told Mr Gore that they were only there because they had business to discuss; requests orders as to 'the fat Heifer' and as to making buckskin breeches; writes that Hudson of Cambridge has offered to make them as he has done before; lists foodstuffs which are being sent.

Letter dated 24 Jan. 1726/7.
Termtenants, Wimpole
crimes, poaching
domestic affairs, servants, clothing

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39137Holben; William (fl 1727-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1731
NA38997Gore; William (-1735); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpole-1735
NA39142Eversden; - (fl 1727-1731); Captain; JP in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1731
NA39143Woodham; - (fl 1727); Mr; son of William Woodhamfl 1727
NA39058Hudson; George (fl 1724-1727); Mr; tailor of Cambridgefl 1724-1727
NA39108Woodham; William (fl 1725-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Kingston Cambridgeshirefl 1725-1731
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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