Document ReferencePl C 1/551
TitleLetter [from Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford] to 'Cossens' [John Cossen]; 5 Mar. 1726/7
Date5 March 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he has paid £50 to Mr Belchier and has dealt with Mr Pridmore's Down Hall account; states 'You may draw upon me for the £29 17s 5d which is wanting to make up the Garden Account even'; refers to the hounds and orders that they 'make hast back to Wimpole'; gives instructions as to a lease to 'John' [Bouron, of the Tiger Inn]; is pleased to do favours for 'old servants that have served well'.

Writer identified by context and handwriting; letter unsigned.

Letter dated 5 Mar. 1726/7.
Termaccounts, Wimpole
leases, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39107Belcher; - (fl 1725-1734); Mr; glazier/workman at Wimpolefl 1725-1734
NA38950Pridmore; John (fl 1718-1731); Mr; supervisor of repairs and rebuilding at Wimpole and Down Hallfl 1718-1731
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
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