Document ReferencePl C 1/614
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 30 Jun. 1728
Date30 June 1728
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports the return of Samuel Jackson with a lame mare; writes that the tenant William Holben has married Mr Montfert's daughter from Bourn who has brought a £600 fortune; notes that there is a lot of spare hay and grass because of the earl keeping the horses in London; suggests that part of the lands might be let, and adds that John Norman of Danker's Farm is interested in taking the Lamp Hill which adjoins his premises; will send 23 lb of butter but warns that it may be adversely affected by the hot weather.
Termestate business, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39125Jackson; Samuel (-1736); Mr; servant at Wimpole-1736
NA39137Holben; William (fl 1727-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1731
NA39221Holben; - (fl 1728); Mrs; née Montfert of Bourn Cambs.; wife of William Holbenfl 1728
NA39140Norman; John (fl 1727-1735); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1735
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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