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TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 1 Feb. 1735/6
Date1 February 1736
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas paid Mr Finch of Cambridge the £14 18/- due to the executors of Mr Thomas Warren for the ironwork he did; has paid Mr Wilkinson and intends to pay Thomas Nixson; reports that Samuel Jackson has died very soon after being taken ill during the church service.

Provides an account of the estimated cost of erecting a quick hedge to divide a piece of land at Stephen Hawks' farm, and suggests that it would be cheaper to fence it; refers to Hawks' request for the rent to be reduced; proposes, along with William Ratford, that some dead elms and ashes be cut down to provide wood for the year's repairs.

Letter dated 1 Feb. 1735/6.
Termaccounts, Wimpole
estate business, fence-building
woods, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39361Finch; - (fl 1736); Mr; of Cambridgefl 1736
NA39072Warren; - (fl 1724); Mr; ironworker at Wimpole; died before 1735fl 1724
NA39362Wilkinson; - (fl 1736); Mrfl 1736
NA39007Nixson; Thomas (fl 1722-1736); Mr; workman and tenant at Wimpolefl 1722-1736
NA39125Jackson; Samuel (-1736); Mr; servant at Wimpole-1736
NA39358Hawks; Stephen (fl 1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1736
NA39170Ratford; William (fl 1727-1739); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1739
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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