Document ReferencePl C 1/786
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Mr [William] Thomas at the Earl of Oxford's, Dover Street, London; 4 May 1736
Date4 May 1736
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports the death of George Tealby at Cambridge; writes that he will be buried at Wimpole along with other past servants and that it will be done with as little expense as possible; mentions the health of the Richmond gelding which is out to grass; reminds 'my Lord' [2nd Earl of Oxford] that the white heifers at Welbeck ought to be returned to Wimpole for breeding.

Refers to the serious arrears in which are Thomas Eversden, Francis Austin and George Hawks and mentions the poor prospect of them being paid off; wishes 'the most powerful of his [the earl's] agents' to speak to them, and wishes that they had been quicker in seizing their goods.
Termanimals, horses
rents, arrears of
domestic affairs, servants, death of
livestock, cattle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39363Tealby; George (-1736); Mr; old servant at Wimpole-1736
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA39350Eversden; Thomas (fl 1735-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1735-1736
NA39155Austin; Francis (fl 1727-1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 1727-1736
NA39367Hawks; George (fl 1736); Mr; tenant of 2nd Earl of Oxford in Cambridgeshirefl 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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