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


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 11 February 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/3
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks if Ewart himself can't manage to carry ouy the experiment with the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare by the Highland pony and a hybrid male by a Przewalski's stallion out of a pony mare, as space is getting cramped at Woburn. He reports that they are going through with the experiment crossing Nepalese unicorn sheep with Southdown sheep, and they propose to do a similar experiment with Grevy's zebras and French Giant donkeys. The Duke of Bedford also asks Ewart's advice on...
Dates: 11 February 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford, 29 March [1915]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/8
Scope and Contents Russell, who signs himself 'Bedford', suggests that Ewart visits Woburn when he comes to London, as he has a fine Italian donkey-zebra hybrid.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 29 March [1915]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, [c. January 1902]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/7
Scope and Contents Cecil states that he is returning Cockerell's letter. He goes on to discuss the arrangements for a horse show and mentions trying to persuade Herbrand Arthur Russell (the Duke of Bedford) to attend the show and purchase a hybrid. He discusses the similarities between the moorland breeds and the brown donkey.

The letter is undated.
Dates: [c. January 1902]