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
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, 09 April 1907
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
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from the Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford, 04 June 1903
Scope and Contents The Duke enquires where the mule Kiang came from, as he has two himself, and gives details of them. He invites Ewart to visit him at Woburn Abbey and view them. He states that they expect a pair of Grevy's zebras at the Zoo.
Dates: 04 June 1903