Crofters Commission (1886-)
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Scope and Contents McElfish, writing from Lochmaddy, North Uist, informs Ewart that his application has not been granted as he had previously thought; rather, his petition has been sent to Lord Lovat for his official report. He asks Ewart to try to enlist the sympathies of the Congested Districts Board.
Dates: 05 July 1906
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that he is awaiting a summons to Edinburgh to complete the annual report of the Crofters' Commission. He states that he will be unable to be in London for the Polo Pony Society Show, but that he hopes to be able to visit Ewart in Penicuik when Ewart returns from London.
Dates: 04 March 1903
Scope and Contents Forsyth comments that he has read Ewart's notes and recommendations on ponies with interest. He requests that Ewart add a whole summary of recommendations and notes on the results of crossing experiments, so that the whole report can go to the Secretary directly.
Dates: 18 November 1903
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that he has written in the annual report that they are considering granting a small premium to encourage the people to keep their best filly foals. He asks Ewart to visit South Uist, Benbecula and Barra and proposes that the form of the Register should be a number of ruled books.
Dates: 07 April 1906
Scope and Contents Cecil asks Ewart to order some more copies of 'that kiang of mine' to send out to various people. He recommends that Ewart contact Fincastle at Piershill, as he is the owner of South Harris and interested in the fisherman-crofters.He is also to be on the commitee to advise the Congested Districts Board and Crofters Commission and also well-placed to advise on the breeding of animals for miltary use.
Dates: 13 August 1904