Document ReferencePl C 1/711
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 8 Jun. 1731
Date8 June 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that since Thomas Abbis's rent for Kingston Wood Farm has been reduced, the Land Tax ought also to be reduced; has discovered from the Commissioners that they need to see the lease if it is for three or more years, and suggests that a three-year agreement be quickly drawn up; will henceforth only send butter and mutton when venison is being carried to London.
Termrents, Wimpole
taxation, land tax
domestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39183Abbis; Thomas (fl 1727-1734); Mr; tenant of Kingston Wood Farm Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1734
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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