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

 Person

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 01 April 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/8
Scope and Contents Ewart asks Ewart to confirm what is to be done with the sending of the Przewalski's mare after Collier's enquiry regarding the housing of the mare.
Dates: 01 April 1910

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, 12 August 1908

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/26
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that as neither the brown pony or the foal is not in good condition, he has recommended that the Duke of Bedford have them destroyed unless Ewart has a particular interest in them. He wonders if Ewart would like the carcase of the foal sent to him.
Dates: 12 August 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 25 March 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/10
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford wishes to know what Ewart would like to to do further with the experiments at Woburn with cross-breeding a Przewalski's horse with pony mares. He wonders if the Mongolian stallion kiang and mare would be of any use to Ewart to experiment with on the land he has recently acquired.
Dates: 25 March 1909

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, 05 February 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/2
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford whether Ewart wishes to have the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare sent to Woburn in the summer. He remarks that the animal has interestingly taken after the sire rather than showing dominant Przewalski's characteristics.
Dates: 05 February 1910

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