Document ReferencePl C 1/541
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 16 Feb. 1726/7
Date16 February 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIs sending meat, butter and game by the Royston waggon; writes that the bad weather makes transportation of wood by the teams very difficult; reports that the ceilings in 'the 3 low Rooms ffronting the Court' have been mended and whitewashed; requests instructions to do the same to 'the Rooms on the Garden side'; writes that the horse brought from Mr Kimpton's, which was a fine one, has died from 'a scouring'; has distributed the charity as usual and passes on the best wishes of the recipients.

Letter dated 16 Feb. 1726/7.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, ceilings
animals, horses
charity, 2nd Earl of Oxford
timber, transportation of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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