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Hope, Estella Mary, Lady, c.1866-1958 (pony breeder and trainer)

 Person

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 11 August 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/66
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he has no further need of Shetland ponies from Ewart as he recently acquired some from the 'Ladies Hope' (Lady Dorothea and Lady Estella Hope).
Dates: 11 August 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 29 March 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/6
Scope and Contents Hope writes that she can let Ewart have the yellow hare as soon as he likes and encourages him to start his crossing experiments as soon as possible.
Dates: 29 March 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 12 April 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/21
Scope and Contents Hope describes the physical characteristics of a mare that has recently been shot, and reports that she has recently lost two ponies through drowning. She has offered their bodies to the Natural History Museum if they are able to retrieve them.
Dates: 12 April 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 10 March 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/31
Scope and Contents Hope provides details of the head sizes and callosities of some of her pony stallions.
Dates: 10 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 13 January 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/1
Scope and Contents Hope thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Przewalski's foals. She hopes to be able to see them when Arthur Cecil takes them to Woburn. She also mentions the Basuto pony that was sold at a Manchester auctioneer's the previous year, and belonged to a Mr Hardacre from South Africa.
Dates: 13 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 27 January 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/4
Scope and Contents Hope encloses a note (not present) from Mr Assheton Smith who she believes Ewart would be interested in contacting in relation to his hybridisation experiments. She mentions some friends in Norfolk who have a very old breed of cattle, and who are anxious to discover exactly from which breed of wild cattle they are likely to have descended.
Dates: 27 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 08 August 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/36
Scope and Contents Hope thanks Ewart for his letter concerning the chestnuts (callosities) on the pony 'Vulcan' and 'Odin' and confirms that the pony 'Thorean' has no sign of hind chestnuts or ergots. She reports that they were much taken with Ewart's yellow Highland pony's colour at the show.
Dates: 08 August 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 11 February 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/12
Scope and Contents Hope discusses some of the nose features of the ponies of which Ewart has sent her pictures, and provides some diagrams. She remarks that the Celtic pony appears to be very different from the ones she remembers in her youth. She states that she wishes to try and breed from her hare if he is still alive when she returns from abroad.
Dates: 11 February 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope (incomplete), 17 February 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/23
Scope and Contents Hope reports that she has examined all of their 36 stallions for hind chestnut callosities and that all except one possess them. She also provides details about the head sizes of various stallions and mares.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.
Dates: 17 February 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Mary Estella Hope, 02 April 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/7
Scope and Contents Hope writes that she will send the hare in a couple of days' time and provides some guidance on the handling and care of it.
Dates: 02 April 1906