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Horse Sale

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

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 April 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/30
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck thanks Ewart for sending the photographs of 'Remus' and a black hybrid mare, along with an estimated cost for the pair. He asks if Ewart could send him the stallion which is for Henry Fairfield Osborn in New York, as he wishes to combine the shipping with some animals of his own. He adds that he now has a pair of Chapman's zebras, which he is sending from Hamburg to India. He would like to negotiate the sale of two Java ponies to Ewart in exchange for a stallion and two Shetland...
Dates: 08 April 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 03 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/53
Scope and Contents

Hagenbeck announces that he hopes to soon be in Paris, where he will be able to find out all the details of the physical characteristics of all the different hybrids in the Jardin d'Acclimatation. He would also be interested in procuring the hybrids that Ewart had intended to sell to the Indian Government.

Dates: 03 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 27 November 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/97
Scope and Contents

Hagenbeck offers Ewart £100 for the three hybrids he is selling. He offers Ewart a young Przewalski's horse skin and skeleton. He also has in his possession the skins of some Siberian Ibex which he suggests might be fitting for Ewart's 'museum' (presumably the Natural History collections at the University of Edinburgh). Hagenbeck also mentions that he had bad luck with Ewart's zebra 'Matopo', who was returned to him by a buyer due to a lung condition.

Dates: 27 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 27 February 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/12
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cecil Howard Digby Fetherstonhaugh, 06 September 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/94
Scope and Contents

Fetherstonhaugh answers Ewart's enquiry about his dun mare and confirms that he purchased her from County Carlow. He writes that he is enclosing two photographs (not present) showing the markings on the mare.

Dates: 06 September 1903

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

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, 21 June 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/27
Scope and Contents

Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford will purchase the three pony mares from Ewart but not the Przewalski's mare.

Dates: 21 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from David Love, 06 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/72
Scope and Contents

Love states that he has examined 14 ponies for callosities on the hind legs and offers to sell Ewart any of the ponies he is interested in.

Dates: 06 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from David Love, 23 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/79
Scope and Contents

Love writes confirming details of Ewart's purchase of a horse.

Dates: 23 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Digby Wentworth Bayard Willoughby, 30 December 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/30
Scope and Contents

Willoughby, who signs himself 'Middleton', thanks Ewart for sending him his paper. He comments on the retreat of the ponies belonging to the Ross Mountain Battery from the Dardanelles. He heard from the director of army remounts that when the Lovat scouts were dismounted all their mates were returned to Scotland and sold at various places.

Dates: 30 December 1915