Document ReferencePl C 1/745
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 18 Jun. 1734
Date18 June 1734
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAs per instructions received from 'My Lord' [2nd Earl of Oxford], has ordered the maid Frances Rawley to have the house cleaned and has asked Mr Belcher to clean the sash windows; adds that William Ratford has been in charge of making sure that no tiles are loose or missing on the roof of the new library; has taken legal advice on the business between Peck and 'the new tenant Masthil' from Mr York, who has said he will speak to Peck when he comes by Kingston Wood; mentions that the spring and the ponds are being dredged and cleaned; refers to the lack of money.
Termestate business, Wimpole
domestic affairs, preparations for visits

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39325Rawley; Frances (fl 1734-1735); -; housemaid at Wimpolefl 1734-1735
NA39107Belcher; - (fl 1725-1734); Mr; glazier/workman at Wimpolefl 1725-1734
NA39170Ratford; William (fl 1727-1739); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1739
NA39323Peck; James (fl 1734-1735); Mr; distrained tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1734-1735
NA39324Masthil; Thomas (fl 1734); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1734
NA39144York; - (fl 1727-1736); Mr; attorney for 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Cambridgefl 1727-1736
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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