Document ReferencePl C 1/611
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 2 Jun. 1728
Date2 June 1728
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Robert Austin has been appointed as surveyor of the repairs of the North Road in place of the late Jabez Conder; mentions that many stones and pebbles have been dug from Mr Woodham's old farm in Arrington in contravention of the Act of Parliament; states that he has told Mr Nightingale's to stop the digging, and adds that there will be a meeting of the trustees on the 5th of July.

Mentions that Mr Streke still has a fever and ague, but that he [Cossen] is better though still weak; is to start repairs to Mr Hubbert's house; will send 20 lb of butter.
Termroads, Great North Road
roads, repairs to
medical conditions, fever
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39138Streke; - (fl 1727-1735); Mr; dog-keeper and gamekeeper at Wimpolefl 1727-1735
NA39215Austin; Robert (fl 1728); Mr; surveyor of the Great North Road in Cambridgeshirefl 1728
NA39110Nightingale; Edward (-1750); Mr; JP; of Kneesworth Cambridgeshire-1750
NA39080Hubbert; - (fl 1724-1734); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1724-1734
NA39075Conder; Jabez (-1727); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire-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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