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Papers of James Cossar Ewart

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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Reid

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 James Cossar Ewart Gen. 137/9/5/145


13 June 1900

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Name of creator

Reid | Sir | James | 1849-1923 | physician-in-ordinary to the King

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Reid regarding the Queen's zebras, and in particular a male zebra which had recently died in the care of Sir Fleetwood Edwards. London Zoo should have been contacted and the Queen as a result is annoyed! He requests that Cossar Ewart look at the animal in London with a view to its removal to Windsor Castle where it will be buried, and also to suggest any special treatment that it might require.

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