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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 30 Mar. 1731
Date30 March 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that there has been a great fire in the village of Gilded Moreton [Guilden Morden] which has left 10 or 11 families homeless and which is said to have started in Mr Oakley's farm house; adds that the population of the village have been favourable to the earl's interest in elections; writes that the cold and frost look to have damaged the wheat crop.
Termfires, Guilden Morden
agriculture, crops, frost damage

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39282Oakley; - (fl 1731); Mr; farmer of Guilden Morden Cambridgeshirefl 1731
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
PL36330/Guilden Morden/Cambridgeshire/England
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