Document ReferencePl C 1/737
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 3 Mar. 1732/3
Date3 March 1733
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Robert Pate, William Pluckrose and Samuel Jackson have all recovered from their respective illnesses; points to a list on the back of all the horses at Wimpole except the carthorses; wishes 'my Lord' [2nd Earl of Oxford] to decide which to send to Welbeck; writes that William Pluckrose will take them and will be helped by Francis Hodgson.

Mentions that Joseph Pain has been in talks with Sir George Downing and will not commit to taking Kingston Wood Farm; fears that no tenant will be found and it will have to be kept in hand.

Letter dated 3 Mar. 1732/3.
Termanimals, horses
tenants, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39313Pate; Robert (fl 1733-1739); Mr; bailiff at Wimpolefl 1733-1739
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
NA39125Jackson; Samuel (-1736); Mr; servant at Wimpole-1736
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA39112Hodgson; Francis (fl 1725-1733); Mr; carrier and servant at Wimpolefl 1725-1733
NA39308Pain; Joseph (fl 1733); Mr; potential tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1733
NA39051Downing; George (c.1685-1749); 3rd Baronet; MP of Gamlingay Park Cambridgeshire; founder of Downing College Cambridgec.1685-1749
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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