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Animal sale

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Subject Source: Local sources
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Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 06 March 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/30
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...
Dates: 06 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 April 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/41
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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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/14
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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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/64
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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 Carl Hagenbeck, 30 September 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/36
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Hagenbeck writes that the Przewalski's stallion with a longer mane than the others is now in the Zoological Gardens, Cincinnati. He is sorry that Ewart lost his Przewalski's horse without having a foal from him, and offers to send him one of his stallions for a year. He hopes to find a customer for Ewart's hybrid Onager and will send Ewart a photograph of his Java pony, which he will have to sell. He will also try to find out where the skin of a mountain zebra can be obtained.

Dates: 30 September 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 10 April 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/43
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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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/1
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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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/3
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, 14 February 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/2
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 24 July 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/23
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Oliphant writes concerning what price to sell his hybrids for. He wonders whether Ewart could get £10 each for them to work in coal mines.

Dates: 24 July 1914