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

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Found in 37 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...
Dates: 11 February 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 17 February 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/4
Scope and Contents

Oliphant notes that Ewart is willing to conduct the previously mentioned crossing experiment himself and desires to know what animals he will require from Woburn. The Duke of Bedford asks Ewart to liaise with John T. Mackenzie of Dunvegan about obtaining some Soay sheep when the embargo on their export has been lifted.

Dates: 17 February 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 22 March 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/6
Scope and Contents

Oliphant writes that he will send the Przewalski's mare and foal to Ewart after Easter and confirms the travel arrangements. He also states that if the mare's next foal is a female, it will be sent to Woburn.

Dates: 22 March 1910

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, 05 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/15
Scope and Contents

Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford for confirmation on when the ponies are likely to arrive at Woburn. He also asks with what stallion Ewart would like them to be crossed.

Dates: 05 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/23
Scope and Contents

Oliphant writes that they have unfortunately lost one of their Burchell's zebras at Woburn Abbey since Ewart visited them. He asks Ewart to name a price for his Przewalski's mare as the Duke of Bedford may be persuaded to purchase her.

Dates: 13 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 21 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/27
Scope and Contents

Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford will purchase the three pony mares from Ewart but not the Przewalski's mare.

Dates: 21 June 1907

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Subject
Przewalski's Horse 18
Mares 15
Animals--Transportation 10
Hybrids 10
Foals 8