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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 7 Sep. 1735
Date7 September 1735
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionIs sad to report that the fat sheep 'are going very fast into a rot'; writes that the coping on the garden wall is falling down; adds that the last mutton sent to 'my Lord' [2nd Earl of Oxford] was one which was not very fat but which was good.
Termlivestock, sheep
food and drink, mutton

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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