Document ReferencePl C 1/561
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 9 Apr. 1727
Date9 April 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the pedestal and statue are now in place in the grassed Court and that the Court itself is nearly finished; writes that he plans to have the water from the reservoir run off into one channel by Arrington Lane; mentions William Jekins and his crop-sowing in relation to him leaving at Michaelmas; has sent butter, and will pay the land tax.
Termart, statues, Wimpole
building works, Wimpole, reservoir
tenants, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39030Jekins; William (fl 1723-1727); Mr; tenant on the Wimpole estatefl 1723-1727
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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