Document ReferencePl C 1/705
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 6 May 1731
Date6 May 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas instructed William Pluckrose to ride to London with the horses and the furniture; mentions that Mr Sandys and his Lady are to stay at Shingay; reports the death of Alderman York, the attorney's father, and adds that Mr Smith the corn merchant is to replace him; writes that Mr Pridmore is sick with a fever and that Charles's cough has not improved; suggests that the hen house at the Grange be tiled with pan tiles instead of re-thatching it.
Termappointments, local government
estate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
NA12519Sandys; Samuel (1695-1770); 1st Baron Sandys; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1742-17431695-1770
NA39286York; - (-1731); Mr; alderman of Cambridge?-1731
NA39287Smith; - (fl 1731); Mr; corn merchant; alderman of Cambridge?fl 1731
NA38950Pridmore; John (fl 1718-1731); Mr; supervisor of repairs and rebuilding at Wimpole and Down Hallfl 1718-1731
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
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