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Stallions

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

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

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, 16 September 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/35
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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/15
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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/18
Scope and Contents

Oliphant confirms the safe arrival of the ponies and that a Przewalski's stallion will be put with them shortly.

Dates: 13 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 25 March 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/10
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Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford wishes to know what Ewart would like to to do further with the experiments at Woburn with cross-breeding a Przewalski's horse with pony mares. He wonders if the Mongolian stallion kiang and mare would be of any use to Ewart to experiment with on the land he has recently acquired.

Dates: 25 March 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Digby Wentworth Bayard Willoughby, 9th Baron Middleton, 25 September 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/17
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Willoughby, who signs himself 'Middleton', writes concerning his Highland ponies which went from him last year for the War. He reports that the ponies, now based in the Dardanelles, are all faring well, except the pony by Ewart's stallion, which has been killed by a shell. Willoughby is now breeding hunters from Highland ponies, using a thoroughbred horse 'Red Eagle'.

Dates: 25 September 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Digby Willoughby, 27 May 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/57
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Willoughby, who signs himself 'Middleton', accepts Ewart's offer of the young stallion to go to Applecross and asks him to arrange the journey. He remarks that he has never found the pony's sister with the white mane and tail to be in season.

Dates: 27 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Donald Bain, 01 June 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/61
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Bain asks Ewart to confirm the details of the arrival of the pony stallion at Strathcarron.

Dates: 01 June 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edward Donald Malcolm, 26 April 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/43
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Malcolm thanks Ewart for sending him 'The Multiple Origin of Horses and Ponies' and enquires about the breeding of zebras and whether or not they can be crossed with donkeys. He complains at the loss of a costly donkey stallion on his property in Jamaica and hopes that some of his offspring may survive to make up for the loss.

Dates: 26 April 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Eustace Nigel Maule Vernon, 31 July 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/17
Scope and Contents

Vernon states that he is enclosing some photographs, including one of the pony stallion 'Charlie' which Ewart had admired.

Dates: 31 July 1905