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Animals--Transportation

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 190 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P Lort, 10 November 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/74
Scope and Contents Lort writes that he won't send any Manx ram and 'Soa' ewe crosses as there is a chance of them being mated. However he will send Ewart some first crosses from Southdown and 'Soa' ewes that are unmated, and provides details about their transportation. He also asks if Ewart would like a Manx ram or adult 'Soa' ram.
Dates: 10 November 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 20 October 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/22
Scope and Contents Lort writes that he will send Mr Pocock one St Kilda ewe and a Welsh ewe. He offers to send Ewart a ewe out of a St Kilda by a Shropshire ram and a lamb by a Red Manx as well as the Welsh ewe lambs and St Kilda ewes.
Dates: 20 October 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 25 October 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/25
Scope and Contents Lort writes that the sheep he was going to send Ewart were found not to be pure-bred, and that he will send him a Welsh ewe and a St Kilda ewe when his crates are returned.
Dates: 25 October 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 28 March 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/26
Scope and Contents Osborn writes regarding the Shetland stallion that he had asked Ewart to purchase for him. He requests that the stallion be shipped from Glasgow to New York with Anchor Line and requests that if the pony should die en route, that his body be preserved. He also provides details of his striped dun which is being shipped East.
Dates: 28 March 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 13 June 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/44
Scope and Contents Osborn states that the pony has arrived safely in New York. He will have the animal photographed for Ewart soon. He mentions not having read the papers by Mendel and Bateson. He announces that he will be writing to the Duke of Bedford to say that he would be interested in receiving the skeleton of one of his Russian horses if one should die. He also states that James Gidley is revising the species of their miocene, and he criticises Othniel Charles Marsh's phylogeny.
Dates: 13 June 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn (unsigned), 23 May 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/41
Scope and Contents Osborn writes regarding the safe arrival of his Shetland pony in New York for an exhibition. Dr Matthew is sending Ewart casts of horses' feet for his examination. He also reports the safe arrival of his striped dun.
Dates: 23 May 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 09 November [1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/54
Scope and Contents Elwes asks for Ewart's opinion on the Iceland skins and for him to return them. He has just received some new cloth and enquires whether Mrs Ewart or any of their friends would like some before he hands it over to the tailor to sell. Wallace has written that he has a fine ram from Russia which he is sending to a farm for the Scottish Board of Agriculture.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 09 November [1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 03 May [1914]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/7
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has returned from a successful trip to Nepal and Sikkim. He has got a fine lot of lambs which he wishes to show Ewart before they are clipped. He has some of the so-called Wallachian sheep offered to him from North Hungary, but he cannot get leave from the Board of Agriculture to bring them over, and asks whether Ewart could do any better.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 03 May [1914]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c. May 1914]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/9
Scope and Contents Elwes asks Ewart to let him know when he can visit his sheep. He has shorn the rams but the brown Siberian will have to be killed as he has a cancerous growth on his jaw. He describes what sheep cross-breeding he intends to do and states that he must move the Wallachian sheep from Hungary.

The letter is undated.
Dates: [c. May 1914]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 13 March 1915

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/3
Scope and Contents Elwes asks Ewart to come and see him if he is going to visit Sir Claud Alexander. He asks Ewart to tell him if they can get a ram from the Faroes, and whether he can be admitted to Edinburgh during or after the war.
Dates: 13 March 1915