Document ReferencePl C 1/759
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 3 Apr. 1735
Date3 April 1735
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAssures the earl that Frances Rawley 'has taken very good care of the House & Beds'; mentions Thomas Kettlewell's plans for the horses; wishes to know the thoughts of 'my Lord' [2nd Earl of Oxford] as to whether to sell or kill cows with unsatisfactory markings or which are too old; adds that fewer cows need be kept the less time the earl and his family stay at the house.
Termlivestock, cattle
animals, horses

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39325Rawley; Frances (fl 1734-1735); -; housemaid at Wimpolefl 1734-1735
NA39024Kettlewell; Thomas (fl 1723-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1723-1735
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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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