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Scope and Contents Cecil mentions that he has forwarded a letter to Forsyth showing that the Atholl horse is in demand. He enquires after 'young Willie' (presumably Cecil's son), who is currently staying with Ewart. He reports that there are two foals from 'Herd Laddie'. He confirms that the horse 'Glen' is the full brother of 'Highland Laddie' out of Coulmore's old 'Polly' by 'Alan Kingsburgh' (Lord Lovat's stallion).
Dates: 01 May 1904
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 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 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 Burn writes that it was the dam mare and not the filly that is without corns, and provides some details about the horse.
Dates: 26 November 1906
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
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
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
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