Document ReferencePl C 1/750
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas; 20 Oct. 1734
Date20 October 1734
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionEncloses a draft [map?] of the farm which used to be tenanted by John Norman [not present]; discusses the Sowden Hill Closes and the location of the piece of land which it is proposed to fence in for ploughing; has not been able to find 'the book of the Contents of Wimpole gro[un]ds' but located the map in the Corner Room; writes that heifers need to be got to eat the grass and straw at Norman's farm and at Kingston Wood; suggests that Mr Hubbert be asked to buy heifers for calving; adds that cattle are cheap so letting farms is proving difficult.
Termlivestock, cattle
estate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39080Hubbert; - (fl 1724-1734); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1724-1734
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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