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Przewalski's Horse

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

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from George A. Oliphant, 01 March 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/8
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that he will communicate further with Ewart about the Indian cattle. He dispatched the Przewalski's mare and hybrid filly to Claud Alexander, but the stallion could not be sent due to being too violent.
Dates: 01 March 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 03 November 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/27
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he will try to procure a skull and legs of a polled Somerford cow and that he knows where Ewart can get a skull of a Norfolk red poll cow. He would be happy to purchase a Przewalski's mare if the price is low enough.
Dates: 03 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 14 March 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/11
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he has received a Przewalski's colt from Woburn and that he will give him some training before letting him run with the mares.
Dates: 14 March 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 17 June 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/34
Scope and Contents Alexander reports that the Przewalski's colt is now doing lessons with a dumb jockey and progressing well.
Dates: 17 June 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 01 September 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/49
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he will visit the clouded leopard when in London and complains at the Zoo's ignorance when it comes to curing dysentery and diarrhoea in cats. He suggests that if Ewart wishes him to do anything he should inform the authorities at the Zoo. The Przewalski's colt is doing well although Alexander does not think he has served any mares yet.
Dates: 01 September 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 08 November 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/72
Scope and Contents Alexander asks whether Ewart still has the Przewalski's colt, as his own colt is ill. He reports that his various sheep flocks are looking their best, and that he wishes Ewart would try on Mendelian lines to get rid of the wool on tame sheep by crossing with wild ones.
Dates: 08 November 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 16 May 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/29
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he has not got another Przewalski's horse so far and the mares are not in foal. He has informed Colonel Oliphant of this. He is disappointed at his cross-bred lambs but the Africans and the fat tails are better. He asks whether Ewart has got permission from the Board of Agriculture to use his fat-tailed ram.
Dates: 16 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 01 June 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/21
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that the Przewalski's mare has foaled, although he would have preferred a colt to a filly. He supposes the other foal will turn out to be a light bay without black legs.
Dates: 01 June 1913