Document ReferencePl C 1/725
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 17 Aug. 1731
Date17 August 1731
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he has engaged a blind man to remove some brickwork to stop the chimneys smoking in the corner room and dressing room; the terms are a guinea a chimney plus 15 shillings for food, with nothing to pay if the smoking is not stopped; adds that he is well known as a good chimneyman.
Termbuilding works, Wimpole, chimneys

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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