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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 24 Aug. 1735
Date24 August 1735
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionRefers to a 'bone spavin' suffered by one of the horses and asks for instructions as to whether John Elsom should try to treat it; writes that Mr Hobart should be contacted if the hackneys from Welbeck are to be set out to grass at Wimpole as usual; mentions that Samuel Jackson wishes to go to fetch them so that he can see his sister; states that William Gore has smallpox and could die.
Termanimals, horses
medical conditions, smallpox

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38997Gore; William (-1735); Mr; gamekeeper at Wimpole-1735
NA39016Elsom; John (-1738); Mr; farrier and ironworker at Wimpole-1738
NA39125Jackson; Samuel (-1736); Mr; servant at Wimpole-1736
NA38885Hobart; Isaac (fl 1724-1742); Mr; steward for the Earl of Oxford's Derbyshire estates etc.fl 1724-1742
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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