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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 25 May 1903
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he would like 'Romulus', the Exmoor hybrid and Shetland pony, but that he can only take them in exchange. He says that he will assist the British government to send two stallions to Mombasa, and that he will try to sell the Kiang stallion for Arthur Cecil.
Dates: 25 May 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 30 September 1905
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
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 26 October 1903
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that Baron von Falz-Fein from Russia and the Baron de Parana both have eight to ten zebra hybrids, and agrees that if their usefulness and strength were more widely known, they would only breed zebroids rather than asses and horses. He asks for the price of Ewart's two zebra hybrids and his Shetland pony and offers his Korea stallion to him as a present, as he wishes to be rid of it. He reports that the Mongolian mares which he got as foster-mothers for the first Przewalski's...
Dates: 26 October 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 June 1904
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he is unable to tell Ewart where the mare that he sent to him was caught. He writes that it will be difficult to find a customer for the Przewalski's stallion but that he will try to find a buyer for Ewart's kiang/horse hybrids.
Dates: 08 June 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 28 December 1901
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the Przewalski's stallion and the Mongolian mare should be sent immediately to Leith, Edinburgh. He is concerned that lack of companionship for the Przewalski's horse may lead him to go off his food, so he suggests that Ewart send across to Hamburg a Shetland pony as companion on the journey. He provides information on the best conditions for looking after the stallion.
The latter part of the letter is not present.
The latter part of the letter is not present.
Dates: 28 December 1901
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles R. Heatley, 20 August 1913
Scope and Contents Heatley provides details about the pack horse stallion 'Lord Nelson'. He reports that he has only been able to find in the district one Devon pack horse, plus a colt, to serve as a stud. He complains about the Board of Agriculture and proposes setting up a 'Pack Horse Association' among Devon gentlemen and farmers, and asks Ewart if he would care to join.
Dates: 20 August 1913
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Clement Lloyd Hill, 20 February 1904
Scope and Contents Hill passes on a report from Stordy that no zebra mares had yet been bred with stallions in England. He mentions that he is awaiting Stordy's report on the zebra farm, and hopes to meet Ewart at the next Polo Pony dinner.
Dates: 20 February 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 17 March 1915
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, 16 September 1905
Scope and Contents Oliphant reports that the yellow 'mongal' mare did not produce a foal but that he hopes she is now with foal after being covered by his Przewalski's stallions. He has two Przewalski's foals now living after one was killed the previous year. He has recently acquired a Chartley bull calf from the Zoological Gardens as well as some cattle from Chartley itself.
Dates: 16 September 1905
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 05 May 1907
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford for confirmation on when the ponies are likely to arrive at Woburn. He also asks with what stallion Ewart would like them to be crossed.
Dates: 05 May 1907