Document ReferencePl C 1/757
TitleLetter to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Bulstrode, Buckinghamshire; 7 Jan. 1734/5
Date7 January 1735
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpects that the earl will hear an account from 'J.M.' soon; wishes to know what the earl thinks about Pain's farm before writing to Mr Cossen about it; has just heard from Mr Cuttle that the earl and some members of the family might return this week; sends best wishes for a good journey.

Has heard rumours that 'Mr Dodd-t-n [G. Dodington] is to be out of the Treasury'; adds that 'Sr W.Y. [Sir William Yonge] is to be Secretary of War in the room of Sir W. Strickland who is to be made a Peer'; writes that Parliament is postponed because 'Mr Hor. W-p-le' [Walpole] cannot be there to start the session.c

Writer unidentified; letter unsigned.

Letter dated 7 Jan. 1734.
Termparliaments, 1735
appointments, government

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39113Cuttle; Godfrey (fl 1725-1736); Mr; servant to 2nd Earl of Oxford in Dover Streetfl 1725-1736
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA39337Dodington; G. (fl 1724-1740); Mr; junior commissioner of the Treasury 1724-40fl 1724-1740
NA15031Yonge; William (c.1693-1755); 4th Baronet; succ. 1731; K.B. 1725c.1693-1755
NA39338Strickland; William (-1735); 4th Baronet; politician; Secretary for War 1730-35-1735
NA15053Walpole; Horatio (1678-1757); 1st Baron Walpole; diplomat; cr. 17561678-1757
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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