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Russell, Herbrand Arthur, 11th Duke of Bedford, 1858-1940

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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 Carl Hagenbeck, 02 July 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/68
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck requests that Ewart repay him some expenses incurred transporting two zebra hybrids to India. He also informs him that he is sending a wild ass from the Balkasch lake to the Duke of Bedford. He describes the animal, stating that to him it resembles a new species, and asks if Ewart would view it and offer his opinion.
Dates: 02 July 1903

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, 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, 13 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/11
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford wishes to send Ewart three Przewalski's hybrids, a Mongolian pony mare and a Przewalski's stallion and he warns Ewart that they are not tame.
Dates: 13 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 05 February 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/2
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford whether Ewart wishes to have the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare sent to Woburn in the summer. He remarks that the animal has interestingly taken after the sire rather than showing dominant Przewalski's characteristics.
Dates: 05 February 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from George A. Oliphant, 28 March 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/7
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Przewalski's mare is ready to send to Ewart, but that Mr Collier has wired to ask if the mare is safe to be housed with other horses in a hedged enclosure. He will prevent sending the mare until he hears from Ewart.
Dates: 28 March 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 13 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/44
Scope and Contents Osborn states that the pony has arrived safely in New York. He will have the animal photographed for Ewart soon. He mentions not having read the papers by Mendel and Bateson. He announces that he will be writing to the Duke of Bedford to say that he would be interested in receiving the skeleton of one of his Russian horses if one should die. He also states that James Gidley is revising the species of their miocene, and he criticises Othniel Charles Marsh's phylogeny.
Dates: 13 June 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford, 09 April 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/9
Scope and Contents Russell, who signs himself 'Bedford', writes that he is ready to continue experiments with Przewalski's horses and asks Ewart to send the pony mares that he wants to cross to Woburn. He comments that his Grevy's zebra is due to foal soon.
Dates: 09 April 1907