Document ReferencePl C 1/581
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 1 Aug. 1727
Date1 August 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports scabs on the head and neck of the Arabian; requests orders as to the continuation of the candle-making; discusses how good the pond in the farm yard will look; writes that 'a fat buck', 'ruffs and reeves', books, a coat for Mrs Vaughan, candles and soap are being sent; mentions that Mrs Burgess of Hodgdon, who used to have a farm at Wimpole, has been buried and is reputed to have 'died rich'.
Termestate business, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39184Vaughan; - (fl 1727); Mrsfl 1727
NA39185Burgess; - (-1727); Mrs; innkeeper at Hodgdon; buried at Wimpole-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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