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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 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 Edward Donald Malcolm, 16th Laird of Poltalloch, 27 January 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/16
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Malcolm asks Ewart to procure him some anti-tick virus to innoculate the bull he is going to send out to Jamaica, and provides details about the bulls sent out there by his father, all of whom died.

Dates: 27 January 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 13 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/11
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Oliphant writes that the Duke of Bedford wishes to send Ewart three Przewalski's hybrids, a Mongolian pony mare and a Przewalski's stallion and he warns Ewart that they are not tame.

Dates: 13 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 21 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/12
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Oliphant asks Ewart to give his opinion on sending the three Przewalski's hybrids in separate crates due to their wildness.

Dates: 21 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 26 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/13
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Oliphant writes that they will keep the Mongolian mare at Woburn until she foals before sending her to Ewart, and that he will send the Przewalski's hybrids in crates shortly.

Dates: 26 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 30 April 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/14
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Oliphant reports a delay in sending the Przewalski's hybrids to Ewart due to having to make adjustments to the size of the crates. He provides details on the animals so that Ewart can identify them when they arrive.

Dates: 30 April 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 03 June 1909

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/16
Scope and Contents

Oliphant provides details on sending Ewart's Przewalski's mare and foal to Woburn. He reports the death of two of their horses, and that two of the pony mares have foaled.

Dates: 03 June 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 05 February 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/2
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Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford whether Ewart wishes to have the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare sent to Woburn in the summer. He remarks that the animal has interestingly taken after the sire rather than showing dominant Przewalski's characteristics.

Dates: 05 February 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 05 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/15
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Oliphant asks on behalf of the Duke of Bedford for confirmation on when the ponies are likely to arrive at Woburn. He also asks with what stallion Ewart would like them to be crossed.

Dates: 05 May 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 07 May 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/16
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Oliphant gives instructions to Ewart concerning the sending of the ponies to Woburn. He thinks that the ponies will need to be housed in Leighton and asks Ewart to confirm arrangements.

Dates: 07 May 1907