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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 21 Feb. 1730/1
Date21 February 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard from John Bouron that the last post was not collected from Caxton; writes that Handscome the tinker robbed the house with the boy and not John Granger the tinker; sends a brace of cocks, a partridge and a turkey; adds that Benjamin Wilcocks is with him; suggests that he and Wilcocks come to London to demand in person the arrears for wood owed by General Sutton.

Letter dated 21 Feb. 1730/1.
Termaccounts, wood
domestic affairs, provisions
crimes, robbery
occupations and professions, tinker

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38991Bouron; John (fl 1722-1731); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1722-1731
NA39275Handscome; - (fl 1731); Mr; tinkerfl 1731
NA39276Granger; John (fl 1731); Mr; tinkerfl 1731
NA38903Wilcocks; Benjamin (1705-); Mr; father in law of Thomas Isatt; agent on the Nottinghamshire estates1705-
NA27265Sutton; Richard (1674-1737); Mr; M.P. Newark 1708-10 and 1712-371674-1737
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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