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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 9 Feb. 1730/1
Date9 February 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to malt being provided by Edward Danns for the brewing; mentions that there is some confusion over whether Widow Conder has married her servant Mathew Hinckin of Croyden; discusses the financial situation of Widow Conder and her son, and what would be left to pay the rent were she to leave and were her son to demand his share; writes that William Holben will not take Handley's farm unless a new barn is built; will send mutton, butter, turkeys, partridges and a hare with Samuel Jackson.

Letter dated 9 Feb. 1730/1.
Termtenants, Wimpole
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39273Danns; Edward (fl 1731); Mr; maltster for 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1731
NA39201Conder; - (fl 1727-1731); Mrs; widow of Jabez Conder; possibly later married Mathew Hinckinfl 1727-1731
NA39274Hinckin; Mathew (fl 1731); Mr; servant and possible 2nd husband of Widow Conder; of Croyden Cambs.fl 1731
NA39202Conder; - (c.1714-); Mr; son of Jabez Conderc.1714-
NA39137Holben; William (fl 1727-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1731
NA39125Jackson; Samuel (-1736); Mr; servant at Wimpole-1736
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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