Document ReferencePl C 1/735
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas; 22 Feb. 1732/3
Date22 February 1733
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionStill has no definite word from Joseph Pain about taking Kingston Wood Farm and there are no other prospective tenants; suggests that it would be better to let it to a good tenant at a reduced rent than to allow a bad tenant to run it down and accumulate arrears as Kimpton and Abbis did; passes on a message from Mr Merry the butcher who wishes to be paid his £250; discusses the provision of water to Waller's farm and suggests building a small reservoir; mentions the low prices of corn and cattle.

Letter dated 22 Feb. 1732/3.
Termtenants, Wimpole
estate business, Wimpole
rents, arrears of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39308Pain; Joseph (fl 1733); Mr; potential tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1733
NA39310Merry; - (fl 1733-1736); Mr; butcher for 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1733-1736
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA38810Thomas; William (fl 1715-1742); Mr; steward for the 2nd Earl of Oxford's Marylebone estatefl 1715-1742
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