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

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

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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 Colonel George A. Oliphant, 14 February 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/3
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the Duke of Bedford will gladly send a young stallion along with the Przewalski's mare and the hybrid filly, on the understanding that the Woburn estate gets the first-born Przewalski's filly foal.
Dates: 14 February 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 29 September 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/16
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford has consented to take the Przewalski's mare and hybrid foal back to Woburn at the request of Mrs Collier, whose husband was in charge of the matter. Oliphant asks Ewart to resolve the issue, as the mare is his property.
Dates: 29 September 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 03 October 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/17
Scope and Contents Oliphant reminds Ewart that the matter of the Przewalski's mare and hybrid foal was between Ewart and Mr Collier at the stud farm and that the Duke of Bedford has only agreed to keep them at Woburn as a favour owing to Mr Collier's illness.
Dates: 03 October 1910