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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, 22 March 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/6
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that he will send the Przewalski's mare and foal to Ewart after Easter and confirms the travel arrangements. He also states that if the mare's next foal is a female, it will be sent to Woburn.
Dates: 22 March 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 01 April 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/8
Scope and Contents Ewart asks Ewart to confirm what is to be done with the sending of the Przewalski's mare after Collier's enquiry regarding the housing of the mare.
Dates: 01 April 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 29 September 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/16
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford has consented to take the Przewalski's mare and hybrid foal back to Woburn at the request of Mrs Collier, whose husband was in charge of the matter. Oliphant asks Ewart to resolve the issue, as the mare is his property.
Dates: 29 September 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 03 October 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/17
Scope and Contents Oliphant reminds Ewart that the matter of the Przewalski's mare and hybrid foal was between Ewart and Mr Collier at the stud farm and that the Duke of Bedford has only agreed to keep them at Woburn as a favour owing to Mr Collier's illness.
Dates: 03 October 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 14 February 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/3
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the Duke of Bedford will gladly send a young stallion along with the Przewalski's mare and the hybrid filly, on the understanding that the Woburn estate gets the first-born Przewalski's filly foal.
Dates: 14 February 1911

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