Document ReferencePl C 1/653
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 6 May 1729
Date6 May 1729
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionProposes to send William Pluckrose especially to transport a veale, 'a curious mutton', some butter and some things for the garden; states that if he leaves at about 10 o'clock at night the things will be at Dover Street in time to be cooked for dinner the next day.

Writes that Mr Hubbert is refusing to pay for repair work which needs to be done on his house; states that this is a general problem among the tenants as all that is specified in the leases is that the landlord should provide timber; suggests that clauses should be added specifying exactly what the tenant ought to do, and that they should be told to do the repairs or to pay extra rent.
Termdomestic affairs, provisions
building works, houses, repairs
leases, terms and conditions of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
NA39080Hubbert; - (fl 1724-1734); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1724-1734
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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