Document ReferencePl C 1/601
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 23 Nov. 1727
Date23 November 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas sent some very good veale and mutton to Dover Street, some apples, soap, a goose and some butter; reports a meeting with Widow Conder about her taking on the lease of the farm; writes that he offered to enter into articles for 3 or 6 years at the same rent her late husband paid upon certain conditions.

States that because of her condition as a single woman she preferred to remain a tenant at will with the option to leave if she could not pay the rent; advises that this be tried for a year or so in view of the fact that Jabez did not leave much money and the place might become run down; will send a doe to the Dolphin Inne without Bishops Gate.
Termleases, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39201Conder; - (fl 1727-1731); Mrs; widow of Jabez Conder; possibly later married Mathew Hinckinfl 1727-1731
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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