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TitleLetter from [John Cossen], Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 27 Apr. 1729
Date27 April 1729
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to John Bouron's thoughts on selling the horse to Mr Cornforth; writes that the tenants at Arrington have forced Mr White to move back to Bassingbourn even though the earl's orders were to allow him to share a house with his mother.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.

Writer identified by context and handwriting.
Termanimals, horses
tenants, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA39247Cornforth; - (fl 1729); Mr; purchaser of a horse from Wimpolefl 1729
NA39248White; - (fl 1722-1729); Mr; son of Ann White of Arrington; of the parish of Bassingbourn Cambs.fl 1722-1729
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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