Document ReferencePl C 1/710
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 6 Jun. 1731
Date6 June 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received the two casks of cider containing about 200 gallons in total, one of which had leaked; mentions that Charles [Gunter] is pleased with the condition of the cellars and the extent of the stock; refers to the possibility of having warrants for venison from the Park; writes that Thomas Adams the elder has died and that his son, the present tenant, has been badly hurt in a fall from a ladder; adds that Mrs Adams has also died recently after surviving four husbands.
Termfood and drink, cider
animals, deer
tenants, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39090Gunter; Charles (-1735); Mr; brewer candle and soap maker at Wimpole-1735
NA39292Adams; Thomas (-1731); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire-1731
NA39293Adams; - (-1731); Mrs; wife of Thomas Adams-1731
NA39294Adams; - (fl 1731); Mr; son of Thomas Adams; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in 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
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