Document ReferencePl C 1/594
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; Oct. 1727
DateOctober 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIs attending to instructions from Mr Worlock as to the transportation of goods; writes that a collar of brawn is promised from Mr Brand; refers to fencing at the pond in the farm yard; reports the marriage of Handley's eldest son to a woman worth £200 from Cambridge; adds that William Handley 'the younger brother' is also due to marry and asks permission to live in Jekin's house; will send butter, partridges and chickens.

Date estimated by the postmark, reading 'OC' and by comparison with other letters in the same series.
Termestate business, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39061Brand; - (fl 1724-1727); Mr; supplier of brawn to 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1724-1727
NA39199Worlock; - (fl 1727); Mrfl 1727
NA39200Handley; - (fl 1727); Mr; eldest son of Mr Handleyfl 1727
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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