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

 Person

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 02 July 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/68
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck requests that Ewart repay him some expenses incurred transporting two zebra hybrids to India. He also informs him that he is sending a wild ass from the Balkasch lake to the Duke of Bedford. He describes the animal, stating that to him it resembles a new species, and asks if Ewart would view it and offer his opinion.
Dates: 02 July 1903

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

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, 13 April 1909

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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, 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, 17 March 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/4
Scope and Contents Oliphant, on behalf of the Duke of Bedford, offers Ewart a yearling filly by a Przewalski's stallion out of the Mongolian mare. If Ewart would not like to have the mare, perhaps the 'Edinburgh Garden' would.
Dates: 17 March 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry F. Osborn, 07 May 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/48
Scope and Contents Osborn writes concerning his forthcoming trip to England and asks if he might meet with Ewart at Woburn Abbey when he will be visiting the Duke of Bedford. He mentions that he will see Ewart's zebra hybrids in St Louis in the autumn and that he will send Ewart a photograph of Neohipparion, 'the most deerlike horse yet discovered'. He states that he will be requiring some images from Ewart to illustrate his lecture series on the evolution of the horse at Columbia...
Dates: 07 May 1904

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

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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]

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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]