Document ReferencePl C 1/595
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Down Hall; 3 Nov. 1727
Date3 November 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas paid the orders for £30 5/- to Mr Saunders; reports the death of Jabez Conder caused by a horseback collision with a cow; states that he was thrown hard to the ground but was able to ride to Lotton; he was bled but died soon afterwards and was buried in Croyden; adds that the horse and cow have been forfeited on the orders of the coroner.

Writes that the pregnant maid at Parson Metcalfe's in Toft was threatened with being taken before the Justices, upon which she claimed that the parson's man was the father; mentions that Widow Conder wishes to become tenant of the farm for the sake of her 13 year old son; sends a pheasant with Flanders and has also sent woodcocks and a doe.
Termaccidents, death through
crimes, fornication
medical conditions, pregnancy
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39151Saunders; - (fl 1727-1731); Mr; surveyor to 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1727-1731
NA39075Conder; Jabez (-1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire-1727
NA39201Conder; - (fl 1727-1731); Mrs; widow of Jabez Conder; possibly later married Mathew Hinckinfl 1727-1731
NA39202Conder; - (c.1714-); Mr; son of Jabez Conderc.1714-
NA39203Metcalfe; - (fl 1727); parson of Toft Cambridgeshirefl 1727
NA39193Flanders; Henry (fl 1727-1728); Mr; servant at Wimpolefl 1727-1728
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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