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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from George A. Oliphant, 01 March 1911
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that he will communicate further with Ewart about the Indian cattle. He dispatched the Przewalski's mare and hybrid filly to Claud Alexander, but the stallion could not be sent due to being too violent.
Dates: 01 March 1911
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 07 November 1910
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he will buy the mare once he knows how much of his own livestock he has managed to sell. The agent at Somerford has promised to keep aside the head and legs of the dam of Alexander's polled cow if she is selected for the butcher, and Alexander will negotiate with his Norfolk friend for the head of the red polled cow. He asks for first refusal on one of Ewart's heifers by the black Chartley bull, and wonders whether the Chartleys are descended from the neighbouring...
Dates: 07 November 1910
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 11 November 1910
Scope and Contents Alexander has asked his friend in Norfolk to send Ewart the skull of a pure bred red poll directly. He notes what Ewart says about the Newstead skulls being concave between the horns, and suspects this may be the case with some of the Hamilton cattle.
Dates: 11 November 1910
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 06 June 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he is enclosing a cheque for the half-bred ponies, and he would be delighted to have a Siberian lamb to cross-breed with. He asks whether Ewart would have any use for mismarked calves of the white cattle, as well as any black 'Soa' ewe lambs.
Dates: 06 June 1912
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 01 November 1910
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that the skulls of the Somerford white polled cattle are the same as the Newstead skull. He makes observations on the polls of his horned Somerford cows, the Shorthorn and a Hamilton bull and states that he will embark on some experiments with zebras, as he is interested in the possible relation of zebras and Bos primigenius, suggesting that the Romans may have possibly imported them. He will ask a friend to compare the skulls of the Norfolk red polls...
Dates: 01 November 1910
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 03 November 1910
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he will try to procure a skull and legs of a polled Somerford cow and that he knows where Ewart can get a skull of a Norfolk red poll cow. He would be happy to purchase a Przewalski's mare if the price is low enough.
Dates: 03 November 1910