Document ReferencePl C 1/616
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 11 Jul. 1728
Date11 July 1728
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the account relating to a payment to Mr Nutting on 25 Jan. 1724/5 for his bills dated 1721-1722 and asks for the bills to be checked; writes that John Bouran has visited him with a man from Leicestershire who is interested in breeding a herd of white cows like those in the park.

Suggests that one of the heifers and a young bull might be sold to him; adds that the bull must be either sold or gelded anyway as there are two other good ones; writes that the cool and wet weather is hampering the haymaking, but that he has taken the opportunity to send some butter and some pigeons from Grange Farm.
Termlivestock, cattle
accounts, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39222Nutting; - (fl 1721-1725); Mrfl 1721-1725
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
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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