Document ReferencePl C 1/724
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Down Hall; 6 Aug. 1731
Date6 August 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports a conversation with Mr Sandy's agent about the possibility of using some of their water to fill up the Basin; writes that the agent said that their tenants at Wendy and Shingay were very low on water supplies, but that he would be able to help if the earl sent him instructions; adds that Edward Dusal is bringing fruit, 'Ruffs and Reves' and partridges.
Termweather, dry
domestic affairs, provisions
gardens, Wimpole, ponds

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA12519Sandys; Samuel (1695-1770); 1st Baron Sandys; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1742-17431695-1770
NA39271Dusal; Edward (fl 1731-1733); Mr; servant at Wimpolefl 1731-1733
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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