Document ReferencePl C 1/652
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 4 May 1729
Date4 May 1729
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the Arabian has been taken away by the Duke of Somerset's servants and is on his way to Petworth; writes that the previous day Ben Gin came over from Newmarket and told him that the earl had authorised the payment of his 'Wages, Boardwages and Bill into and out of Nottinghamshire'.

Writes that he paid him £6 2/-, £4 of which is accounted to the earl and £2 2/- to Mr Cuttle; advises that the earl reimburses Mr Cottle for the £2 2/-; encloses the receipt [Pl C 1/651]; reports the death of the brickmaker John Dickenson of Gamgay and of Mr Pheebes of the Wendy estate who has not made a will.
Termanimals, horses
financial affairs, wages

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA31106Seymour; Charles (1662-1748); 6th Duke of Somerset1662-1748
NA39249Gin; Benjamin (fl 1729); Mr; employee of 2nd Earl of Oxfordfl 1729
NA39113Cuttle; Godfrey (fl 1725-1736); Mr; servant to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Dover Streetfl 1725-1736
NA38980Dickenson; John (-1729); Mr; brick-maker of Gamgay Cambridgeshire-1729
NA39250Pheebes; - (-1729); Mr; of the Wendy estate-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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