Document ReferencePl C 1/571
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 18 Jun. 1727
Date18 June 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports the proclamation of the King [George II] at Cambridge; adds that Mr Bromley and Mr Shepperd have declared their joint candidature in the coming election; will dissuade the freeholders from promising their votes until he has heard the earl's wishes; refers to Mr York's views on the theft and resale of straw from Norman's farm; mentions that he has given money to the poor of Wimpole and Arrington so that they may ring the bells and drink to the health of the King; expects to see John Handley and to conclude the agreement for Jekin's farm; adds that Mr Nutting will send the earl a full report of the events at Cambridge.
Termmonarchy, proclamation of new King
elections, Cambridgeshire 1727
estate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA12294Bromley; Henry (1705-1755); Lord Montfort and Baron of Horseheath; High Steward of Cambridge1705-1755
NA39087Shepheard; Samuel (-1748); Mr; MP for Cambridgeshire 1724-47; of Exning Suffolk-1748
NA39144York; - (fl 1727-1736); Mr; attorney for 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Cambridgefl 1727-1736
NA39171Handley; John (fl 1727-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1736
NA39065Nutting; Thomas (fl 1724-1735); Mr; mayor and alderman of Cambridgefl 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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