Stewart-Murray, John, 8th Duke of Atholl, 1871-1942 (soldier and politician, 'Marquess of Tullibardine')
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Scope and Contents Forsyth provides some family details and information about the meeting of the Congested Districts Board at which Forsyth argued the case for Ewart's 'Pony Report'. He also reports meeting with the new Secetary of State for Scotland, 'Tullibardine' of Blair Atholl and a pony salesman.
Scope and Contents Forsyth thanks Ewart for sending him 'The Multiple Origin of Horses and Ponies', which Forsyth says will form the first part of the report which he proposes to bring out the Congested District Board. He writes that he has written to Tullibardine offering to visit Atholl.
Scope and Contents Stewart-Murray asks where 'Braemore' will stay during the summer and winter and states that he will try and find a few mares to suit him. He wonders whether the Congested Districts Board or the Duke of Portland would take his stallion 'Bonnie Laddie'.
Scope and Contents Lord Stewart-Murray, who signs himself 'Tullibardine', says he can either send his pure-bred Arab pony to Edinburgh or he could put Ewart's mares up at his residence, Dunkeld House, Dunkeld. He gives instructions for the care of the pony when he is with Ewart, and asks that Ewart keep an account of the mares the pony serves.
Scope and Contents Photograph of the polo and riding pony stallion, "Mahmud" (296) standing in a paddock with stables in the background at an agricultural show in 1907. The stallion was owned by [John Stewart-Murray, 8th Duke of Atholl] the Marquis of Tullibardine, MVO, DSO, Dunkeld House, Dunkeld and won the Prince of Wales Gold Medal at the Show of the Highland and Agricultural Society.