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Ewes

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

Found in 150 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 25 November 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/79
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Ewart encloses a cheque for the ewes Elwes is sending him, and confirms the number of sheep that are being sent. He tried to cross a he-goat with some ewes but there was no progeny. He asks if Ewart would like to see Appel's book on sheep.

Dates: 25 November 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from D.P. Henderson, with enclosed letter to Henderson from D. Keith-Murray, 25 April 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/24
Scope and Contents Henderson writes that the 'old breed [of sheep] at Duncansbay Head' mentioned by Keith-Murray may possibly be descendants of an old native breed, and provides information about the year-old lamb born to one of his Shetland ewes. In the letter to Henderson, dated 22 April 1911, Keith-Murray writes that he will glady give Ewart information on the horned sheep at Barrogill. He states that the four-horned ram came from Shetland while the sheep were from St Kilda and Duncansbay...
Dates: 25 April 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 23 June 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/38
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Lort writes that the largest of the ewes is a Shropshire cross, the smaller ewe with close short wool was running with a pure Southdown, and the St Kilda ewe was put to a pedigree Welsh ram of Professor Winter's.

Dates: 23 June 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 03 November 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/71
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Lort states that he has not tried the 'Soa' ram and Manx ewe cross, and provides details about the lambs from 'Soa' ewe and Manx ram crosses, as well as from Manx/Southdown crosses. He asks if Ewart would like any red wethers.

Dates: 03 November 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 10 November 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/74
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Lort writes that he won't send any Manx ram and 'Soa' ewe crosses as there is a chance of them being mated. However he will send Ewart some first crosses from Southdown and 'Soa' ewes that are unmated, and provides details about their transportation. He also asks if Ewart would like a Manx ram or adult 'Soa' ram.

Dates: 10 November 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 11 October 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/19
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Lort writes that he can let Ewart have four or five pure-bred brown St Kilda ewes. He has tried crossing them with the Southdown Shropshire and the four-horned red Manx and he is now trying the Cheviot. He offers to sell Ewart some lambs from a St Kilda ewe and Manx ram cross.

Dates: 11 October 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 20 October 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/22
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Lort writes that he will send Mr Pocock one St Kilda ewe and a Welsh ewe. He offers to send Ewart a ewe out of a St Kilda by a Shropshire ram and a lamb by a Red Manx as well as the Welsh ewe lambs and St Kilda ewes.

Dates: 20 October 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 25 October 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/25
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Lort writes that the sheep he was going to send Ewart were found not to be pure-bred, and that he will send him a Welsh ewe and a St Kilda ewe when his crates are returned.

Dates: 25 October 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 06 November 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/28
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Lort writes that he has not yet been able to buy any Welsh ewes that have not been with a ram, but when he does he will send one with a 'Soa' ewe to Pocock and four to Ewart along with a Shropshire and St Kilda cross and Manx and St Kilda cross. He provides some information about the tails of various sheep breeds.

Dates: 06 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 07 November 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/29
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Lort writes that the ewes for sale that were guaranteed barren had foot rot but that it is difficult to get young barren ewes at this time of year.

Dates: 07 November 1910