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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 1 Jun. 1729
Date1 June 1729
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionNotes that the last letter received from the earl was open when he got it; writes that Mr Bovey's successor at Stow, Mr Davies, claims to be related to the earl and plans to call on him; mentions that he asked for some of the earl's servants to test out the fishing at his ponds; adds that he [Cossen] gave permission for Mr Streke and Mr Gore to go but thinks that they didn't; intends to send mutton and butter but thinks the weather might be getting too warm.
Termdomestic affairs, provisions
sports, fishing

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39252Davies; - (fl 1729-1731); Mr; of Stow near Wimpolefl 1729-1731
NA39138Streke; - (fl 1727-1735); Mr; dog-keeper and gamekeeper at Wimpolefl 1727-1735
NA38997Gore; William (-1735); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpole-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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