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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Down Hall, Essex; 4 Apr. 1727
Date4 April 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that the servants' clothes all fit except for William Gore's which are to be returned and exchanged; mentions that Francis Hodgson's expenses going to and from Eywood were £7 3d and explains that Hodgson would have spent less time travelling if the dogs had not been foot-sore; reports that William Gore has offered to train the dog Rover in setting; transcribes an account of oats etc. for the horses for one week ending 8 April.
Termanimals, horses
animals, dogs
domestic affairs, servants, clothing

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38997Gore; William (-1735); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpole-1735
NA39112Hodgson; Francis (fl 1725-1733); Mr; carrier and servant at Wimpolefl 1725-1733
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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