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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 26 Feb. 1727
Date26 February 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a receipt for a £100 order on Francis Child and Partners [not present]; has exchanged cash and a £100 order with Mr Finch; refers to the garden account drawn up by Mr Cole and requests instructions as to an extra £30 owed to John Pamphlin which Mr Bridgeman wants added; writes that the woman servant does not wish to leave Francis Austin to work at the Grange Farm after all; suggests that Norman's sister from Arrington be employed instead; mentions Mr Streke's thoughts on how long it would take to get the hounds ready; discusses the terms of John Bouron's lease of the Tigar Inn; has paid the wages to William Pluckrose who is now working in the gardens.

Letter dated 26 Feb. 1726/7.
Termdomestic affairs, servants, Wimpole
accounts, Wimpole
leases, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38981Francis, Child and Partners; bankers
NA39147Finch; - (fl 1727); Mrfl 1727
NA39021Cole; - (fl 1723-1735); Mr; gardener at Wimpolefl 1723-1735
NA39150Pamphlin; John (fl 1727); Mr; workman at Wimpolefl 1727
NA38958Bridgeman; Charles (-1738); Mr; landscapist-1738
NA39155Austin; Francis (fl 1727-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1736
NA39138Streke; - (fl 1727-1735); Mr; dog-keeper and gamekeeper at Wimpolefl 1727-1735
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
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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