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Hybrids

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 17 March 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/4
Scope and Contents

Oliphant, on behalf of the Duke of Bedford, offers Ewart a yearling filly by a Przewalski's stallion out of the Mongolian mare. If Ewart would not like to have the mare, perhaps the 'Edinburgh Garden' would.

Dates: 17 March 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 22 March 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/5
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Oliphant writes that he will make arrangement for despatching the hybrid to Ewart, although the railway is not to be depended on due to the movement of troops.

Dates: 22 March 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 27 March 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/6
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Oliphant confirms arrangements for the transportation of the hybrid to Ewart.

Dates: 27 March 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/11
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Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford wishes to send Ewart three Przewalski's hybrids, a Mongolian pony mare and a Przewalski's stallion and he warns Ewart that they are not tame.

Dates: 13 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 21 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/12
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Oliphant asks Ewart to give his opinion on sending the three Przewalski's hybrids in separate crates due to their wildness.

Dates: 21 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 26 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/13
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Oliphant writes that they will keep the Mongolian mare at Woburn until she foals before sending her to Ewart, and that he will send the Przewalski's hybrids in crates shortly.

Dates: 26 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 30 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/14
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Oliphant reports a delay in sending the Przewalski's hybrids to Ewart due to having to make adjustments to the size of the crates. He provides details on the animals so that Ewart can identify them when they arrive.

Dates: 30 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 26 May 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/15
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Oliphant writes that one of the Przewalski's mares has died after miscarrying her foal. He asks if Ewart could let them have the use of his Przewalski's mare that season to keep the race going. He reports that a Przewalski's foal and two hybrids have been born, but they have not yet been able to approach them to ascertain their gender.

Dates: 26 May 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 11 February 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/3
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks if Ewart himself can't manage to carry ouy the experiment with the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare by the Highland pony and a hybrid male by a Przewalski's stallion out of a pony mare, as space is getting cramped at Woburn. He reports that they are going through with the experiment crossing Nepalese unicorn sheep with Southdown sheep, and they propose to do a similar experiment with Grevy's zebras and French Giant donkeys. The Duke of Bedford also asks Ewart's advice...
Dates: 11 February 1910

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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/24
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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