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Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

An Alderney Ox, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/148
Scope and Contents Illustration of an Alderney ox from the stock of Woburn Abbey, bred by Thomas Crook, Esq. of Tytherton, Wiltshire.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Dimensions of Three Beautiful Specimens of the Stock at Woburn Abbey, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2093
Scope and Contents Table of the dimensions of a Hereford Oakley bull; a fat Devon cow; and "Bandy", a long horned cow of the stock at Woburn Abbey and belonging to the late Duke of Bedford in the 19th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford from James Cossar Ewart (incomplete), 02 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/14
Scope and Contents Ewart describes the three ponies that he will send off to Woburn shortly. He states that the main questions relating to the origin of the domestic breeds of the horse will be settled if one of these mares has a foal to one of Russell's Przewalski's stallions. He states that unfortunately his Przewalski's mare is not in foal.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.
Dates: 02 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 05 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/15
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford for confirmation on when the ponies are likely to arrive at Woburn. He also asks with what stallion Ewart would like them to be crossed.
Dates: 05 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 07 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/16
Scope and Contents Oliphant gives instructions to Ewart concerning the sending of the ponies to Woburn. He thinks that the ponies will need to be housed in Leighton and asks Ewart to confirm arrangements.
Dates: 07 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/18
Scope and Contents Oliphant confirms the safe arrival of the ponies and that a Przewalski's stallion will be put with them shortly.
Dates: 13 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/23
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that they have unfortunately lost one of their Burchell's zebras at Woburn Abbey since Ewart visited them. He asks Ewart to name a price for his Przewalski's mare as the Duke of Bedford may be persuaded to purchase her.
Dates: 13 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 14 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/24
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the little pony mare had a colt foal and that one of their crossbred ponies has been injured.
Dates: 14 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 16 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/25
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the last-born colt foal from Ewart's pony mare has died after being injured by some steers or a young bull. He asks what the arrangement will be about the pony mares and whether they are to purchase them from Ewart.
Dates: 16 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 21 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/27
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford will purchase the three pony mares from Ewart but not the Przewalski's mare.
Dates: 21 June 1907