|Document Reference||Pl C 1/689|
|Title||Letter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 18 Feb. 1730/1|
|Date||18 February 1731|
|Content Description||Reports the strong words he has had with William Holben while asking him to leave; writes that the tenant of Kingston Wood Farm has insisted to Cossen and to Mr Hurrell that the rent must be reduced by £60 p.a.; states that nothing was decided; asks that the earl write to Mr Hurrell about the matter.|
Refers to 'the Italians' who are working in 'the little Room' and will then work on 'the Cornice of the great Room'; writes that Joseph Norman has promised to pay all his arrears; adds that the brewing is about to start and that Charles requests to have what grain is left over.
Letter dated 18 Feb. 1730/1.
|building works, Wimpole, ceilings|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA39137||Holben; William (fl 1727-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire||fl 1727-1731|
|NA39103||Hurrell; - (fl 1725-1734); Mr; of Cambridgeshire||fl 1725-1734|
|NA39041||Norman; Joseph (fl 1723-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Arrington Cambridgeshire||fl 1723-1736|
|NA38705||Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpole||fl 1713-1738|
|NA1047||Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-1724||1689-1741|