Forsyth, James Noel Muller, 1844-1923 (landowner, Quinish, Tobermory)
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
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 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 reports that the Congested Districts Board are now ceasing to breed ponies for the crofters as they believe they now have enough stock to keep them going. He thinks that the Board would be happy to purchase the ponies 'Fatima II' and 'Rhona' with their foals and agrees with Ewart that a Highland Pony Society should be formed to make for fairer judging between different breeds.
Dates: 07 August 1907
Scope and Contents Forsyth asks Ewart to accompany him to Monkstadt (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board) to see the ponies. He also wishes to consult him about the some public allegations that the Congested Districts Board are reviving the Highland ponies by crossing them.
Dates: 11 February 1908
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that he would prefer to buy the mare from Ewart, and let the mares that he is sending go for whatever price they may fetch. He comments that he would be delighted to exchange instead, but that he is afraid of the suspicion of his colleagues.
Dates: 20 March 1908
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 will be unable to go to Pitlochry to see some stallions. He hopes to see Ewart at the Polo Show later that week.
Dates: 06 March 1902
Scope and Contents Forsyth enquires as to the possibilities of getting a pony to be served by his horse 'Johnnie'. He suggests that he might visit the Duke of Atholl's old stallion.
Dates: 11 May 1902
Scope and Contents Forsyth mentions a stallion, 'Roderick' that he intends to buy, and gives an example of a 'faked' pedigree of one of his other stallions.
Dates: 14 February 1903
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