Document ReferencePl C 1/704
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 2 May 1731
Date2 May 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Lord Anslow and his son have visited the house and were taken down the Avenue and to Whaddon by Thomas Kettlewell who was setting out for London; adds that they would have liked to have seen the library, but arrived when he [Cossen] was out.

Mentions that Mr Hubbert has promised to pay most of Mr Bendysh's arrears; is not pleased with the horse bought from Joseph Norman on the urging of John Elsom.
Termtourism, country houses
animals, horses
rents, arrears of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39285-; - (fl 1731); Lord Anslowfl 1731
NA39024Kettlewell; Thomas (fl 1723-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1723-1735
NA39080Hubbert; - (fl 1724-1734); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1724-1734
NA39068Bendysh; - (fl 1724-1731); Mr; of Cambridgeshirefl 1724-1731
NA39041Norman; Joseph (fl 1723-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Arrington Cambridgeshirefl 1723-1736
NA39016Elsom; John (-1738); Mr; farrier and ironworker at Wimpole-1738
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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