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Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that the Przewalski's stallion with a longer mane than the others is now in the Zoological Gardens, Cincinnati. He is sorry that Ewart lost his Przewalski's horse without having a foal from him, and offers to send him one of his stallions for a year. He hopes to find a customer for Ewart's hybrid Onager and will send Ewart a photograph of his Java pony, which he will have to sell. He will also try to find out where the skin of a mountain zebra can be obtained.
Dates: 30 September 1905
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck accepts the three hybrids that he is being offered. He informs Ewart that the skin of the Przewalski's horse was sent to Walter Rothschild, but adds that he has some skins of foals with hooves that he can send him. He is going to track down a zebra-pony hybrid for Ewart born two years previously in Paris, in order that he might purchase it, and also offers Ewart a male zebra from Kilimanjaro.
Dates: 10 June 1902
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck asks for more information about the 'bastard Kiang' and provides information on the new East African zebra foals. He states that he has found that zebras are not immune to the Tsetse fly, the animal that he exposed to this fly having died in Berlin three weeks ago.
Dates: 23 June 1903
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the two foals and the mare will be shipped aboard the S.S Coblenz, along with the skin of the young Przewalski's horse. He advises Ewart on how best to look after them when they arrive. A similar pair of Przewalski's horses are being sent to Walter Rothschild, but will be kept at the London Zoological Gardens. He goes on to describe the colouring of some of the animals in his possession. He wishes to buy the Shetland mare from Ewart to give to his grandchildren....
Dates: 27 February 1902
Scope and Contents Hope thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Przewalski's foals. She hopes to be able to see them when Arthur Cecil takes them to Woburn. She also mentions the Basuto pony that was sold at a Manchester auctioneer's the previous year, and belonged to a Mr Hardacre from South Africa.
Dates: 13 January 1902