Document ReferencePl C 1/743
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 28 Apr. 1734
Date28 April 1734
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that William Pluckrose is to spend Tuesday in riding to Dover Street with 'Horses, saddles and Furniture'; mentions that there have been some showers which have been good for the crops; asks for the permission of 'his Lordship' [2nd Earl of Oxford] to pay the £100 which he has collected at Wimpole.

Passes on a request from Charles Gunter to spend some time in Herefordshire as he has been unwell; adds that soap-making makes him feel worse; mentions that Mr Nixson and Mr York both owe money; writes that all the servants except the maltster have been sent away from Kingston Wood.
Termdomestic affairs, provisions
estate business, Wimpole
rents, arrears of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39047Pluckrose; William (fl 1724-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1724-1735
NA39090Gunter; Charles (-1735); Mr; brewer candle and soap maker at Wimpole-1735
NA39007Nixson; Thomas (fl 1722-1736); Mr; workman and tenant at Wimpolefl 1722-1736
NA39321York; - (fl 1734); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 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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