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Blunt, Wilfred Scawen, 1840-1922 (traveller, politician, and poet)

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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Five catalogues for Wilfrid Scawen Blunt's horse sales by Messrs. Tattersall, 1897-1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/17
Scope and Contents Contains catalogues for the ninth, eleventh (2 copies), twelfth and thirteenth sales.
Dates: 1897-1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frederick Stringer Wrench, 25 February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/11
Scope and Contents Wrench explains that at his stud farm they have 15 Connemara pony mares (nine of which are in foal to an Arab and two to a Connemara stallion) and two Erris ponies (in foal to a thoroughbred). This season they plan to mix the pairings and the results of the couplings will be carefully monitored. He believes that the Arab is an exceptional horse, bettered only by the winner at the Paris Exhibition. He adds that Wilfred Blunt's pony that competed against it looked quite plain in comparison.
Dates: 25 February 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Reverend Francis Furse Vidal, 15 July 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/76
Scope and Contents Vidal provides descriptions of some ponies that are for sale: 'Kamur', 'Kushdil' (sired by Wilfred Scawen Blunt's horse 'Karo'), 'Naomi' and 'Shemsch'.
Dates: 15 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 03 October 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/78
Scope and Contents Blunt reassures Ewart that he has not lost interest in his experiments and discoveries. He believes that the four varieties of horse distinguished by differences in their callosites is very important. He is pleased the grey arab given as a filly, has proved useful to Ewart and states that he will be unable to supply a friend of Ewart's with a bay Arabian mare due to the great demand for Arabian horses in the colonies.
Dates: 03 October 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 22 July 1896

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/11
Scope and Contents Blunt invites Ewart to a sale of mares at his horse farm near Horsham, Sussex. Blunt writes that the mares are likely to be in foal and would probably fetch 50 or 60 guineas.
Dates: 22 July 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 23 September 1896

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/16
Scope and Contents Blunt thanks Ewart for the photos of a zebra mule foal (presumably 'Romulus'). Also in the letter Blunt regrets the fact that he does not have another mule to give Ewart for his experiments. He apologises for the fact that 'Bernabit', the Arab mare he gave him, has been pronounced barren.
Dates: 23 September 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 24 May 1897

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/5
Scope and Contents Blunt reveals that he has 10 foals this year at his stud farm from pure Arab mares, by the same chestnut horse. He gives a physical description of each foal, and analyses their colour and markings. He also suggests a seven year old mare that might be suitable for Ewart's experimental breeding.
Dates: 24 May 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 04 June 1897

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/7
Scope and Contents Blunt advises Ewart to purchase a mare that is currently at Luckington in Wiltshire and informs Ewart of Blunt's forthcoming horse sale.
Dates: 04 June 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 11 August 1897

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/11
Scope and Contents Blunt quotes from an article he is writing for the Encyclopaedia of Sport where he discusses the possible origins of the species of Arabian wild horse called 'Kehailan'. He asks if he Ewart can direct him to any of his (Ewart's) publications about this case which he can cite in the article.
Dates: 11 August 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 21 August 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/19
Scope and Contents Blunt lists 20 thoroughbred arab foals that he has bred at his horse farm and would like to offer one as a gift to Ewart. It has strong zebra markings and Blunt believes it would prove useful for Ewart's experiments.
Dates: 21 August 1898