Document ReferencePl C 1/728
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 3 Sep. 1732
Date3 September 1732
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the great amount of work that is being done carting bricks, coal and other items while the ground is hard; writes that 'the Cole Yard' is almost completed but is fearful of the effects on the garden wall which is leaning; mentions that there is not much water about and not much rent being collected; adds that a relative of John Handley lost his house and most of his possessions in the fire at Barrington.
Termfires, Barrington
estate business, Wimpole
building works, Wimpole, coal yard

Click the links below to view related name indexes

Click the links below to view related place indexes

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
Add to My Items