Cecil, Arthur, Lord, 1851-1913 (captain)
Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:
Catalogue of Sale from Messrs Tattersall of Ponies and Young Stock at Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire on 23 July 1902, 23 July 1902
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains syllabuses and programs of lecture series delivered by Ewart, catalogues of horse sales and various reports.
Dates: 23 July 1902
Scope and Contents Cecil states that is trying to reduce his numbers (most likely of his pony stock) and wonders whether Carl Hagenbeck could be induced to start a new industry in ponies in Germany. He also writes that his wife is sending Ewart a photograph of the black puppy.
Dates: 21 November 1903
Scope and Contents Cecil complains of an inaccurate statement made by Richard Lydekker that dun is the only pure colour showing the antiquity of the Kathiawan pony. He states that Lydekker is obviously ignorant of the existence of the Mongolian pony and that Cecil has specimens of both types in his possession.
Dates: 28 November 1903
Scope and Contents Cecil mentions that he has forwarded a letter to Forsyth showing that the Atholl horse is in demand. He enquires after 'young Willie' (presumably Cecil's son), who is currently staying with Ewart. He reports that there are two foals from 'Herd Laddie'. He confirms that the horse 'Glen' is the full brother of 'Highland Laddie' out of Coulmore's old 'Polly' by 'Alan Kingsburgh' (Lord Lovat's stallion).
Dates: 01 May 1904
Scope and Contents 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
Scope and Contents Forsyth confirms that he has received Ewart's suggestions for the Report. He also reports that Arthur Cecil had written to him about his stallion but that he cannot take on any more ponies this year.
Dates: 07 July 1906
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that Arthur Cecil will send his horse to Benbecula or South Uist. He has seen the negative letter from Calgary and encourages Ewart to make a reply if he thinks fit. He has forwarded Pipon's letter to the Secretary of State for Scotland with a suggestion that the Congested District Board and War Office now cooperate. He would like the yellow dun mare to go to Monkstadt (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board), perhaps in exchange for the two-year old filly from...
Dates: 02 April 1908
Scope and Contents Forsyth states that he is replying to both Ewart's official and private letters, and that he is forwarding his official letter on to Arthur Cecil (possibly relating to an application for funding). Forsyth states that he believes the 'Widow' should be served by Ewart's stallion, but acknowledges that others may have different opinions.
Dates: 24 March 1903
Scope and Contents Forsyth lists the ponies which he proposes that the Congested Districts Board should take over from Ewart. He asks Ewart to check the list in advance of the Board's meeting and states that Lord Arthur Cecil may be asked to fix the prices for them.
Dates: 03 October 1904
Scope and Contents Forsyth confirms that his colleagues have agreed to the purchase of four of Ewart's ponies and the stud farm subject to certain conditions. Forsyth recommends that Ewart contact John Ritchie to engage him under terms recommended by Lord Arthur Cecil.
Dates: 01 January 1905