Russell, Herbrand Arthur, 11th Duke of Bedford, 1858-1940
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Draft letter to Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford from James Cossar Ewart, 14 January 1909
Scope and Contents Ewart writes that the examination of the skulls from the Roman fort near Melrose has proved that horses representing four distinct varieties or species were living under domestication during the first century. The Zoology Board of the Royal Society Government Grant Committee have started an investigation to ascertain the origins of various species of horse by examining bones and cross-breeding. Ewart requests Russell's financial help with meeting the costs of this investigation. The...
Dates: 14 January 1909
Scope and Contents Russell, who signs himself 'Bedford', writes that he will gladly assist in tracing the origin of the domestic horse if Ewart provides him with some more information.
Dates: 20 February 1907