Document ReferencePl C 1/781
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 14 Mar. 1735/6
Date14 March 1736
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas concluded the agreement with Stephen Hawks for the farm that was Holben's; transcribes five specific terms and conditions to be put in the lease with respect to use of the Avenue leading to the Park, and hedging and fencing; will ask Mr York at Cambridge to draft the lease.

Writes that Dr Sandys has been attending George Tealby and has moved him to Cambridge; adds that Dr Sandys intends to cut his side 'and apply remedys to his Lungs that way wch are very much ulcerated'; mentions the labourer John Hall who has not been able to work since a twig went into his eye, causing terrible headaches; writes that Dr Sandys has given him 'Physick' and advice.

Letter dated 15 Mar. 1735/6.
Termleases, Wimpole
medical conditions, ulcerated lungs
medical conditions, injured eye
medical treatment, surgery

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39358Hawks; Stephen (fl 1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1736
NA39144York; - (fl 1727-1736); Mr; attorney for 2nd Earl of Oxford; of Cambridgefl 1727-1736
NA39186Sandys; - (fl 1727-1741); Dr; medical practitioner near Wimpolefl 1727-1741
NA39363Tealby; George (-1736); Mr; old servant at Wimpole-1736
NA39364Hall; John (fl 1736); Mr; labourer at Wimpolefl 1736
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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