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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 26 January 1903
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck informs Ewart that the hybrids for the English government left Hamburg in good health, and he expects they will arrive in India in good condition. He states that 'Matopo' (a zebra stallion) is in his possession again (after being returned by a seller) but he has not been able to find a fault with him.
Dates: 26 January 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 06 March 1903
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he would like to buy some more of Ewart's zebra hybrids to get them in harness. He offers to exchange his Korea stallion for Ewart's two Shetland stallions, and asks how many mares he thinks a good zebra stallion could cover in a year. He also asks Ewart to recommend him some people who wish to buy zebras for breeding purposes and asks if Ewart could let him have 'Romulus' and the sister of an Exmoor hybrid, born 1901, in exchange for some of his zebras. He comments that...
Dates: 06 March 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 April 1903
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck mentions the zebras he has in exchange for 'Romulus' or the Exmoor hybrid and states that he is surprised to find that some people at the London Zoo consider the Przewalski's horse to be a mule. He states that he has sold 'Matopo' to Arthur Yates, refers to the Kiang pony and Korea stallion which he is trying to sell and writes of his anticipated delivery of East African zebras which he will train to harness.
Dates: 08 April 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 11 February 1904
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck writes that he is sorry that Ewart has sold one of his hybrids. He would very much like the other two that are for sale for his St Louis expedition. He assures him that he will credit Ewart as being the first man to breed the hybrids.
Dates: 11 February 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 June 1904
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he is unable to tell Ewart where the mare that he sent to him was caught. He writes that it will be difficult to find a customer for the Przewalski's stallion but that he will try to find a buyer for Ewart's kiang/horse hybrids.
Dates: 08 June 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 10 April 1903
Scope and Contents Sutherland mentions hearing from Arthur Yates about the zebra 'Matopo', whom he has just bought from Dr Hagenbeck. He recommends some French books on Leporidae and recounts a rabbit-hare cross-breeding hoax that occurred in France some decades earlier by a Monsieur Roux. He asks for news of 'Romulus' and hopes to see Ewart at the New Forest Pony Show on the 23rd of April.
Dates: 10 April 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 05 January 1904
Scope and Contents Sutherland asks if Ewart would like him to send him some Rockbeare white wild rabbits. He wonders if he should inform another potential buyer that Carl Hagenbeck will be purchasing Ewart's two zebra hybrids. He informs Ewart that the zebra 'Matopo' has died and says that he is trying to find out more information. He enquires whether or not Ewart ever did anything in the way of the wood pigeon cross.
Dates: 05 January 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 09 January 1904
Scope and Contents Sutherland expresses interest that Duff Assheton-Smith has purchased 'Romulus' and the wild asiatic ass. He refers to Percy St Michael Podmore's recent article in The Feathered World, asks where he can obtain one of his pamphlets to which Ewart refers and discusses aspects of Podmore's dove breeding. He states that he has sent for two Rockbeare white wild rabbits to be sent to Ewart in Penicuik. He concludes by stating that if Henry Flower had been a practical...
Dates: 09 January 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 June 1907
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that they have unfortunately lost one of their Burchell's zebras at Woburn Abbey since Ewart visited them. He asks Ewart to name a price for his Przewalski's mare as the Duke of Bedford may be persuaded to purchase her.
Dates: 13 June 1907
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 14 February 1914
Scope and Contents Oliphant writes that he wishes to get rid of the young stock of hybrid Przewalskis, all of which have a good temperament. As he is aware that Ewart recently sold one of his hybrids to work down a coal mine, he wonders whether Ewart will assist in disposing of the animals.
Dates: 14 February 1914