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


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

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, 13 April 1909

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 May 1907

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

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  • Subject: Animals--Transportation X
  • Subject: Stallions X

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Mares 2
Ponies 2
Przewalski's Horse 2
Cross-Breeding 1
Domestic Animals 1