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Animal sale

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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = TD

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 June 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/23
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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 G. Barrell, 26 October 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/113
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Barrell enquires whether the two zebra hybrids Ewart has for sale are nicely marked and fit to work in trade, as his own mule is still fit for work.

Dates: 26 October 1903

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, 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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 20 October 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/68
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Lort asks Ewart for confirmation that he has received the bill for the sheep, and asks him if he wants an adult 'Soa' ram, a few Manx crosses or a fine pure-bred Manx ram.

Dates: 20 October 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 31 October 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/70
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Lort asks Ewart to confirm whether he would like to buy any of his sheep as he is reducing his flock.

Dates: 31 October 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c.11 June 1911]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/33
Scope and Contents Elwes writes from Shetland that he has had a pleasant and successful trip seeing 'some of the best sheep in Shetland', although he fears that there are no pure Shetland sheep left. He provides details of the sheep he has purchased. He wishes to see Ewart on his journey south to arrange the forwarding of the ewe hoggs Elwes has bought from him. He urges Ewart to examine the wool which he addressed to Wallace at the University. The letter is undated but marked 'Sunday', which,...
Dates: [c.11 June 1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 20 September 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/58
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Elwes thanks Ewart for the draft of the application which he hopes to submit shortly. If Ewart can secure the grazing on the hill behind his farm, Elwes will send him 30 Shetland ewes. He will take the five sheep that are for sale for £9 and offers Ewart the Herdwick ram that Mr Howard of Greystoke is selling, if Ewart would like to try him with some Cheviot or Blackface ewes. He advises Ewart to get the printed results of experiments at the Cumberland Experimental Farm near Penrith.

Dates: 20 September 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c.24 September 1911]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/61
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Elwes writes that he thinks the second application better than the first and provides details about the transport of some sheep. He also writes that he is enclosing a cheque for £9 to pay for the sheep he is buying from Ewart.

The letter is undated, although marked 'Sunday', which seems to place it around 24 September 1911 (ie the Sunday following Elwes' letter of the 20th September, where he mentions wishing to buy the sheep).

Dates: [c.24 September 1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 16 August [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/50
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Elwes writes that he has heard that the sheep at Greystoke will be transported once the restrictions in Peebles are lifted. He recommends that Ewart take a photograph of the Foula ewes while they are alive. He is buying some of Lort's Manx and Manx-Soay crosses, and a black bull with a broad white belt. He would like to put his fat-tailed ewes to Ewart's fat-tailed ram.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 16 August [1912]