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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 23 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/78
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Balfour writes that her brother has been unsuccessful in attempting to gain Lord Elgin's help for funding for a research farm. She enquires whether anyone has tried procuring immunity for horses from the Tsetse fly by permitting infection in zebras.

Dates: 23 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 23 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/63
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Hagenbeck asks for more information about the 'bastard Kiang' and provides information on the new East African zebra foals. He states that he has found that zebras are not immune to the Tsetse fly, the animal that he exposed to this fly having died in Berlin three weeks ago.

Dates: 23 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 09 November 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/118
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Hagenbeck writes that he has not yet received a reply from Ewart concerning his two zebroids. He hopes Ewart has not sold them, as Hagenbeck would like to have them to show in Hamburg how useful they are. He states that no more experiments have yet been made with the Tsetse disease in zebras.

Dates: 09 November 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson, 19 November 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/31
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Patterson writes that he is glad Ewart is pleased with the zebra skin, and that he shot the animal near the Iseolo River. He remarks that it is a shame that zebras are not domesticated, as East Africa badly needs animal transport immune from 'the [Tsetse] fly'.

Dates: 19 November 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Clement Lloyd Hill, 30 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/80
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Hill wonders if Ewart will be able to arrange to send the horses out (to Africa) in early September and who should be sent along to accompany them. He refers Ewart to the recent appointment of a bacteriologist to the medical staff of the Foreign Office in East Africa who would be well placed to study 'the [Tsetse] fly question.'

Dates: 30 July 1903