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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 11 Jul. 1727
Date11 July 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionCriticises the young groom Michael for the lack of care he has shown to the Arabian, and has ordered that fresh hay be brought for the horse by the house labourer; reports that William Gore will be asked to leave Mr Abbis's house very shortly and states that it was the earl's decision not to let the place to two brothers because of overcrowding.
Termanimals, horses
estate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38997Gore; William (-1735); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpole-1735
NA39183Abbis; Thomas (fl 1727-1734); Mr; tenant of Kingston Wood Farm Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1734
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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