Document ReferencePl C 1/741
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 5 Jul. 1733
Date5 July 1733
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that it is concluded that the gelding missing from Kingston Wood has been stolen; states that a hue and cry has been given out, and transcribes the description of the horse which has been issued; suspects that Henry Waller may be implicated in the crime as he was spotted in the area before the horse disappeared, although he has since been in Arrington where his sister lives; adds that Mr Belcher is working on the pipes in the house.
Termcrimes, horse-stealing
building works, Wimpole, pipes

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39316Waller; Henry (fl 1733); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1733
NA39107Belcher; - (fl 1725-1734); Mr; glazier/workman at Wimpolefl 1725-1734
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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