Document ReferencePl C 1/801
TitleFragment of a letter [from John Cossen], Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 14 May n.y. [1724-1736]
Date14 May 1724-14 May 1736
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWill sell as many sheep as he can; writes that 'Old Con' is very ill; has paid the boardwages and hopes the servants' wages can be paid soon; has asked the gardener to prepare an account of labourers' wages.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss.

Writer identified by context and handwriting.

Date estimated from the 2nd Earl of Oxford's style of address and the date of the last document in this series.
Termestate business, Wimpole

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA38705Cossen; John (fl 1713-1738); Mr; wood agent later chief agent of 2nd Earl of Oxford at Wimpolefl 1713-1738
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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