Document ReferencePl C 1/657
TitleLetter from John Cossen, Wimpole, to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford, Dover Street, London; 5 Jun. 1729
Date5 June 1729
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSpecifies the oats and beans allowed to the Irish gelding which was brought by Michael and left in the care of Thomas Kettlewell; reports a debate with Thomas Kettlewell over whether to put the horse out to grass or to keep him in the stables, and over the amount of food necessary to keep the horse healthy; lists the horses at Wimpole and their weekly food allowances.

Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss.
Termanimals, horses

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39024Kettlewell; Thomas (fl 1723-1735); Mr; servant at Wimpole working with horsesfl 1723-1735
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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