Document ReferencePl C 1/756
TitleLetter to from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas; 5 Jan. 1734/5
Date5 January 1735
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports the distribution of charity to the poor on Christmas Eve; writes that last Thursday [2 Jan.] a dinner was hosted for the tenants and their sons with malt liquor to drink, which went very well; discusses the terms which Thomas Easy of Stowe has demanded for taking Pain's farm and the answer which he [Cossen] gave; describes Easy's circumstances and character; adds that John Norman is also keen on taking the farm for his son who is to marry the daughter of a rich man; writes that heavy rain has flooded the Fens but that the pumping mills are working well; adds that Charles Gunter's old condition has returned and his legs are very swollen.

Letter dated 5 Jan. 1734/5.
Termleases, Wimpole
tenants, Wimpole
celebrations, New Year
weather, rain

Click the links below to view related name indexes

Click the links below to view related place indexes

CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39335Easy; Thomas (fl 1735); Mr; prospective tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshire; of Stowefl 1735
NA39140Norman; John (fl 1727-1735); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1735
NA39336Norman; - (fl 1735); Mr; son of John Normanfl 1735
NA39090Gunter; Charles (-1735); Mr; brewer candle and soap maker at Wimpole-1735
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
Add to My Items