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Galbraith, Charles, c1900s (horse owner)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Hackney Mare, "Rosadora", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/392
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Photograph of the Hackney mare, "Rosadora" who was the champion at the Hackney Society Show, London in 1900 and 1904 and won a special prize in 1907. She was owned by Charles Galbraith, Terregles, Dumfries, Scotland.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Andrew McElfish, 05 July 1906

Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/19
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Arthur Cecil, 01 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/45
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Grant Fraser-Tytler, 20 May 1908

Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/16
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Fraser-Tytler writes that it is a shame Ewart will miss meeting Majors McNeill and Schofield to see the ponies being bred in the Highlands and Islands before they write their report. He recommends contacting Lord Lovat for any help he might be able to provide. He wonders if Major McNeill is the old friend of his who used to be in the 16th Lancers.

Dates: 20 May 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 07 September 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/71
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Cecil states that he encloses a cheque for the mare that he recently purchased from Galbraith. He remarks on some other horses which he is interested in purchasing.

Dates: 07 September 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas Dykes, 02 March 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/23
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Dykes offers his opinions on what horses are best to cross with, choosing the modern Hackney and an Arab Highland cross. He says he will inform Ewart about the white maned mare which belongs to a carting contractor whose stables are in Portobello.

There is also a copy, in Dykes' hand, of the programme for the Highland and Agricultural Society, Inverness Show, 1839 and a copy of a letter to Dykes on behalf of Lord Lovat about a pony stallion 'Alan Kingsburgh'.

Dates: 02 March 1904

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Mares 3
Hackney horse 2
Horses--Breeding 2
Animal Pedigrees 1
Animals--Colour 1