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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 3 Aug. 1731
Date3 August 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that Mr Tunstal preached at Wimpole the previous Sunday and asked after the earl's health; writes that the wheat harvest is very good and plentiful; mentions that Mrs Grant's brother Mr Bull has seen the house and garden along with his wife and son, before spending the night with his son-in-law 'Sir Joe'; adds that the chimney-piece and 'mill lead for the piazza' have arrived.
Termagriculture, crops, wheat
tourism, country houses
building works, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39305Tunstal; - (fl 1731); Mr; preacher at Wimpolefl 1731
NA39306Bull; - (fl 1731); Mr; brother of Mrs Grant of Cambs. and father-in-law of 'Sir Joe'fl 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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