Document ReferencePl C 1/742
TitleLetter from [John] Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 13 Sep. 1733
Date13 September 1733
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that a servant putting hot ashes in a wooden box has caused Mr Gulston's house at Wyddyal near Buntinford to be burnt down, along with many of his goods and papers; writes that a square box has arrived for Lady Margaret [later Duchess of Portland] and suspects it has come from Mr Watts at Welbeck; will send it on tomorrow.
Termfires, Wyddial
gifts, for Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39319Gulston; - (fl 1733); Mr; of Wyddial Cambridgeshirefl 1733
NA1079Bentinck; Margaret Cavendish (1715-1785); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish-Harley; dau. of 2nd Earl of Oxford; m 2nd Duke of Portland 17341715-1785
NA39320Watts; - (fl 1733); Mr; of Welbeckfl 1733
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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