Skip to main content

Foals

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford from James Cossar Ewart (incomplete), 02 May 1907

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/14
Scope and Contents Ewart describes the three ponies that he will send off to Woburn shortly. He states that the main questions relating to the origin of the domestic breeds of the horse will be settled if one of these mares has a foal to one of Russell's Przewalski's stallions. He states that unfortunately his Przewalski's mare is not in foal.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.
Dates: 02 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 14 June 1907

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/24
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the little pony mare had a colt foal and that one of their crossbred ponies has been injured.
Dates: 14 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 16 June 1907

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/25
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the last-born colt foal from Ewart's pony mare has died after being injured by some steers or a young bull. He asks what the arrangement will be about the pony mares and whether they are to purchase them from Ewart.
Dates: 16 June 1907

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

 Item
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, 29 September 1910

 Item
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

 Item
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

 Item
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, 13 May 1908

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/15
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes about the birth of the first hybrid foal out of one of Ewart's mares, as he suspects that his first letter reporting this has gone missing. He wants to know whether Ewart wishes to take the experiment any further.
Dates: 13 May 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 22 May 1908

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/17
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that he has unfortunately cremated Ewart's Przewalski's foal, as Ewart's telegram arrived too late to instruct otherwise. He reports that another of Ewart's mares has foaled, but that the offspring is male again.
Dates: 22 May 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 02 June 1908

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/18
Scope and Contents Oliphant notes that Ewart requested the Przewalski's foal to be sent to the taxidermist Rowland Ward, but he trusts they will not have another mishap as there is only one foal this year. He reports that Ewart's third Przewalski's mare foaled that morning, as well as the Mongolian pony, but the offspring are all males. He asks if Ewart would consider carrying out the experiment further.
Dates: 02 June 1908