Document ReferencePl C 1/559
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Down Hall, Essex; 2 Apr. 1727
Date2 April 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports the return of Franck and B. Gin from Eywood in Herefordshire and explains that they had spent eight days getting there because the hounds' feet were sore; writes that they hunted once while staying with Mr Harley; adds that Mr Harley has sent a mare which he hopes to have bred with the Arabian; mentions that Mr Faben has begun paying Fairchild's arrears and that John Bowran at the Tigar promises to pay the widow's arrears when he has bought his equipment; refers to work at the reservoir and old fishpond, and to the possibility of putting pike and perch in the ponds; states briefly that 'the liverys are come', 'the Pedestal is in setting up' and that he approves of the new dairymaid; has sent the deputation to Mr Streeke.
Termanimals, horses
animals, dogs
gardens, Wimpole, ponds
estate business, Wimpole
fish, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39161Harley; - (fl 1727); Mr; of Eywood Herefordshirefl 1727
NA39162Faben; - (fl 1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA39138Streke; - (fl 1727-1735); Mr; dog-keeper and gamekeeper at Wimpolefl 1727-1735
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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