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Mouflon sheep

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Douglas-Boswell Campbell, 28 April 1931

Identifier: Coll-14/9/37/2
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Campbell wonders if Ewart could advise on where to get a pure Soay ram. He writes that when he was at Ailsa Craig the previous year, the Mouflon had seemingly got hold of the sheep there, as all the rams he could see were large and heavy with a distinct Mouflon crest of hair.

Dates: 28 April 1931

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Edward Delaval Astley, 21st Baron Hastings, 13 January 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/1
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Astley, who signs himself 'Hastings', provides some details about his flock of sheep, which he had originally believed to be Mouflon. He offers to send Ewart a horned or a hornless ewe next autumn so that the actual breed can be identified.

Dates: 13 January 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from M. Sortal, 15 May [1906]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/16
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Sortal writes that he did not kill the crossbred Mouflon and Spanish ram but when he is killed Ewart shall see the skin and head. He describes the results of crosses with the sheep.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 15 May [1906]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Major Maurice Raymond Portal, 26 February 1924

Identifier: Coll-14/9/30/5
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Portal writes that he has crossbred ten shearling Spanish sheep with the crossbred Mouflon ram, and he will let Ewart know of the results. He doubts that the first offpsring will be worth much commercially.

Dates: 26 February 1924

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 25 August 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/43
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Alexander writes that Ewart is too late for the Urial hybrids as he has had most of them killed, but he will lend Ewart the remaining one. He states that the Mouflons have done better than the Urials this year, and that he plans to breed with a newly acquired Indian fighting ram.

Dates: 25 August 1913