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Animals--Transportation

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 191 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 11 December 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/113
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Hagenbeck announces that the hybrids have arrived in Hamburg safely. He states that if Ewart would like them returned then he would sell the large ones for £40 each and the small one for £20. He has concluded that the Ibex skins are not a very good quality and so will send a better variety to him in the Spring.

Dates: 11 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 22 December 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/121
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Hagenbeck states that the British Consul are in the process of purchasing the hybrids 'Brenda' and 'Black Agnes'. He states that he will arrange shipment if Ewart covers costs and liaises with the Consul over prices.

Dates: 22 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 26 January 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/8
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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, 25 May 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/54
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Hagenbeck states that he would like 'Romulus', the Exmoor hybrid and Shetland pony, but that he can only take them in exchange. He says that he will assist the British government to send two stallions to Mombasa, and that he will try to sell the Kiang stallion for Arthur Cecil.

Dates: 25 May 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 02 July 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/68
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Hagenbeck requests that Ewart repay him some expenses incurred transporting two zebra hybrids to India. He also informs him that he is sending a wild ass from the Balkasch lake to the Duke of Bedford. He describes the animal, stating that to him it resembles a new species, and asks if Ewart would view it and offer his opinion.

Dates: 02 July 1903

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 Carl Hagenbeck, including map of Eastern Asia and notes about the Przewalski's horse, 10 May 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/49
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Hagenbeck writes that he hopes the Przewalski's mare reached Ewart safely and offers Ewart some advice about the cost of freight. He also mentions that under a separate cover he will send a map of Eastern Asia which marks where the Przewalski's horses came from.

The map of Eastern Asia is accompanied by four pages of notes about the provenance of the Przewalski's horse.

Dates: 10 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 18 December 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/27
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Hagenbeck writes that he encloses a map of the districts where the Przewalski's horses were originally caught (not present). The horses were required to make a journey to the Mongolian town of Kobdo. He then details the methods of catching the horses.

The latter part of the letter is not present.

Dates: 18 December 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 28 December 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/30
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Hagenbeck states that the Przewalski's stallion and the Mongolian mare should be sent immediately to Leith, Edinburgh. He is concerned that lack of companionship for the Przewalski's horse may lead him to go off his food, so he suggests that Ewart send across to Hamburg a Shetland pony as companion on the journey. He provides information on the best conditions for looking after the stallion.

The latter part of the letter is not present.

Dates: 28 December 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck (incomplete), 27 February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/12
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that the two foals and the mare will be shipped aboard the S.S Coblenz, along with the skin of the young Przewalski's horse. He advises Ewart on how best to look after them when they arrive. A similar pair of Przewalski's horses are being sent to Walter Rothschild, but will be kept at the London Zoological Gardens. He goes on to describe the colouring of some of the animals in his possession. He wishes to buy the Shetland mare from Ewart to give to his grandchildren....
Dates: 27 February 1902