Lort, G.P, fl 1910
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Lort writes that he can let Ewart have four or five pure-bred brown St Kilda ewes. He has tried crossing them with the Southdown Shropshire and the four-horned red Manx and he is now trying the Cheviot. He offers to sell Ewart some lambs from a St Kilda ewe and Manx ram cross.
Dates: 11 October 1910
Scope and Contents Lort writes that he will send Mr Pocock one St Kilda ewe and a Welsh ewe. He offers to send Ewart a ewe out of a St Kilda by a Shropshire ram and a lamb by a Red Manx as well as the Welsh ewe lambs and St Kilda ewes.
Dates: 20 October 1910
Scope and Contents Lort writes that the sheep he was going to send Ewart were found not to be pure-bred, and that he will send him a Welsh ewe and a St Kilda ewe when his crates are returned.
Dates: 25 October 1910
Scope and Contents Lort writes that he has not yet been able to buy any Welsh ewes that have not been with a ram, but when he does he will send one with a 'Soa' ewe to Pocock and four to Ewart along with a Shropshire and St Kilda cross and Manx and St Kilda cross. He provides some information about the tails of various sheep breeds.
Dates: 06 November 1910
Scope and Contents Lort writes that the ewes for sale that were guaranteed barren had foot rot but that it is difficult to get young barren ewes at this time of year.
Dates: 07 November 1910
Scope and Contents Lort writes that the largest of the ewes is a Shropshire cross, the smaller ewe with close short wool was running with a pure Southdown, and the St Kilda ewe was put to a pedigree Welsh ram of Professor Winter's.
Dates: 23 June 1911
Scope and Contents Lort asks Ewart for confirmation that he has received the bill for the sheep, and asks him if he wants an adult 'Soa' ram, a few Manx crosses or a fine pure-bred Manx ram.
Dates: 20 October 1911
Scope and Contents Lort asks Ewart to confirm whether he would like to buy any of his sheep as he is reducing his flock.
Dates: 31 October 1911
Scope and Contents Lort states that he has not tried the 'Soa' ram and Manx ewe cross, and provides details about the lambs from 'Soa' ewe and Manx ram crosses, as well as from Manx/Southdown crosses. He asks if Ewart would like any red wethers.
Dates: 03 November 1911
Scope and Contents Lort writes that he won't send any Manx ram and 'Soa' ewe crosses as there is a chance of them being mated. However he will send Ewart some first crosses from Southdown and 'Soa' ewes that are unmated, and provides details about their transportation. He also asks if Ewart would like a Manx ram or adult 'Soa' ram.
Dates: 10 November 1911