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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 10 Aug. 1727
Date10 August 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a letter from Mr Gill at Stamford [not present] and refers to Mr Shirley's vote; states that John Whitson of Moreton is no longer a freeholder, but that Mr Pigot of Bassingbourn has assured him that his tenant Rossin of Abington will vote for Sir Humfrey Monox or whoever else the earl wishes.

Writes that a letter for John Wainwright Esq. is waiting at Wimpole; reports that the heat has caused illness among the 'harvest people', and that he has had to send some of the earl's labourers to help with the corn-gathering at John Norman's farm; states Thomas Kettlewell's opinion on the health of the pad called Quaker; has sent butter, pigeons and things from the garden.
Termelections, Cambridgeshire 1727
animals, horses
agriculture, harvest
weather, hot

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39024Kettlewell; Thomas (fl 1723-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1723-1735
NA39187Gill; - (fl 1727); Mrfl 1727
NA39188Shirley; - (fl 1727); Mr; voterfl 1727
NA39134Whitson; John (fl 1727); Mr; potential tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire; of Gilded Mortonfl 1727
NA39109Pigot; - (fl 1725-1727); Mr; of Bassingbourn Cambridgeshirefl 1725-1727
NA39189Rossin; - (fl 1727); -; tenant of Mr Pigot at Abington Cambridgeshirefl 1727
NA39117Wainwright; John (fl 1726-1727); Mr; lawyer of Lincoln's Innfl 1726-1727
NA39140Norman; John (fl 1727-1735); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1735
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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