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Jacob sheep

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

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

A Ram of the Spanish Breed of Sheep, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2391
Scope and Contents Illustration of a ram of the Spanish breed of sheep.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Heatley Noble, 23 May 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/32
Scope and Contents Noble reports that he has heard from an acquaintance that the piebald sheep breed is unknown to him, and that his friend H.M Wallis didn't hear of any sheep like theirs when he was in Algeria. He concludes that the piebald sheep appear to be the result of a cross which has bred true, but that the country of origination cannot be traced, and that the breed now does not exist outwith the British Isles.
Dates: 23 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Heatley Noble, 20 October 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/71
Scope and Contents Noble asks Ewart again to return his paper on the piebald sheep.
Dates: 20 October 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Heatley Noble, with enclosed letter to Noble from Colonel Henry Platt, 26 April 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/25
Scope and Contents Noble notes the 'interesting' enclosure from Platt.

Platt, in a letter dated 25 April 1912, provides information about piebald sheep near the Portugese frontier and asks if there is any chance that they are advancing in their studies.
Dates: 26 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 23 June [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/44
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he is enclosing a letter from Heatley Noble about the pied sheep (letter not present) of which he showed Ewart photographs and remarks on the interesting point he makes about the crosses always coming out black. If this can be verified, Elwes will get his tup from the Shetland flock to cross with him on other breeds. He also provides a list of crosses he proposes to make and asks for Ewart's advice.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 23 June [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 21 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/52
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he is enclosing a letter from Colonel Powney concerning some sheep which are extraordinarily different from each other and from Ewart's 'so-called Siberian' sheep. He will also try to get Powney to persuade Jamrach to tell him where he got the piebald sheep from.
Dates: 21 August 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 10 June 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/11
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he doesn't have very many old sheep but plenty of piebalds and shearling rams for 30 shillings each as well as a black ewe which interested Elwes. He asks Ewart to let him know which sheep he wants as he must send all his spare stock to market due to the drought.
Dates: 10 June 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 27 September 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/63
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he cannot afford to buy Ewart's clouded leopard but that Ewart should not let her go too cheaply. He offers his young Mysore bull to Ewart's Celtic shorthorn, and will try to get a photograph of the hybrid and provides details about piebald lambs.
Dates: 27 September 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 31 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/57
Scope and Contents Alexander writes concerning transport arrangements for the sheep he is sending to Ewart. He also offers to send him a piebald ram lamb.
Dates: 31 August 1912

Spanish Piebald Sheep, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2382
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Spanish Piebald sheep standing in a field being held in place by a man in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s