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Lort, G.P, fl 1910


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 11 October 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/19
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 20 October 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/22
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 16 August [1912]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/50
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Elwes writes that he has heard that the sheep at Greystoke will be transported once the restrictions in Peebles are lifted. He recommends that Ewart take a photograph of the Foula ewes while they are alive. He is buying some of Lort's Manx and Manx-Soay crosses, and a black bull with a broad white belt. He would like to put his fat-tailed ewes to Ewart's fat-tailed ram.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 16 August [1912]

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