Document ReferencePl C 1/586
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 3 Oct. 1727
Date3 October 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains that not much money has been collected because of extensive illness among the labourers; writes that he has had to put off paying Mr Sumpter despite his vigorous requests; describes the three colts which he has bought from James Langham; asks for approval of John Handley's plan to set up his brother in Jekin's farm house as a bread and ale purveyor.
Termestate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39194Sumpter; - (fl 1727); Mrfl 1727
NA39195Langham; James (fl 1727); Mrfl 1727
NA39171Handley; John (fl 1727-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1736
NA39196Handley; William (fl 1727); Mr; brother of John Handleyfl 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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