Document ReferencePl C 1/720
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford; 19 Jul. 1731
Date19 July 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWill tell Mr Pridmore the earl's orders concerning the shed; refers to the large number of 'Peachicks' in the Grove; requests orders as to what to do with the old cows which no longer give milk; suggests that they be 'fed' as there is not much hay; mentions 'Ruffs and Reeves' being offered for sale by 'the Blindmans Brother'; is going to Coolige Fair to buy some 'feeding Wether Sheep'.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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