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Peacock, Walter, Sir, 1871-1911 (deputy keeper of the records, Duchy of Cornwall Office and treasurer to the Prince of Wales)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Walter Peacock, 23 September 1916

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/29
Scope and Contents Peacock writes that it is doubtful whether any of the Devon pack horse breed remains, and provides details about the Norfolk-Roadster stallion that they have been breeding from instead. He also describes several other horses on the Duchy estate. He thanks Ewart for his information on the Percheron breed, although there are difficulties with importing horses from France at present. He would be most grateful if Ewart could advise on any peculiarites to look out for in the horses in the...
Dates: 23 September 1916

Letter to William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selbourne from Walter Peacock, 25 April 1916

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/20
Scope and Contents

Peacock thanks Lord Selbourne for his interest in the breeding experiments with Dartmoor ponies and old Devon packhorses. He is preparing a memorandum of their current work and plans for the future which he will send to Selbourne and also to Ewart, whom Peacock wishes to consult regarding the application of Mendelian principles to the pack horse. He goes on to describe the breeding work in South Devon between a Norfolk-Roadster stallion and mares with packhorse pedigrees.

Dates: 25 April 1916

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