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Lort-Phillips, John Frederick, 1854-1926 (Lawrenny Park, Begelly, South Wales)

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from F. Lort-Phillips, plus 2 typed copies, 04 January 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/5
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips criticises the conduct of the Board of Agriculture for their collaboration with the Hunters Improvement Society in the army horse breeding scheme. He disparages the emphasis that has been placed on the Premium Thoroughbred horse, 'the wretched brutes that have done more harm to Light Horse Breeding than anything else.'

There are also two typed copies of the letter, presumably made at a later date.
Dates: 04 January 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 08 January 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/8
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips encourages Ewart to tell Lord Selbourne his views on light horse breeding. He admits that his own views have no scientific basis, but feels that his practical experience counts for a lot.
Dates: 08 January 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 09 January 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/9
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips writes that he found Ewart's paper to be interesting, although a lot of it was out of his reach. He comments on the theory that the horse passes through its various stages of evolution during gestation, and wonders if this is also applicable to humans.
Dates: 09 January 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 05 February 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/4
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips provides comments on Ewart's treatise on 'eugenics and the breeding of light horses', which suggests ways in which funding from the Board of Agriculture should be used to approach such a scheme of breeding.
Dates: 05 February 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 28 February 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/9
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips writes that he and the Devon County Committee have agreed to run their Pack Horse Stud Book together. Mr Phillpotts-Williams, a Committee member, is anxious to form a strong London committee to grapple with horse breeding questions, although Lort-Phillips would prefer to wait until the ground is clear. Lort-Phillips asks Ewart to be his collaborator with taking their ideas and research further.
Dates: 28 February 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 11 March 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/13
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips writes that he agrees Phillpotts-Williams is in too much of a hurry due to fear that others 'will forestall him in taking the lead'. He feels that the Board of Agriculture's policy is the wrong one and emphasises the importance of scientific research in agriculture.
Dates: 11 March 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 24 June 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/28
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips notes that, in the agenda for the next 'Advisory Council' meeting, the Board of Agriculture scheme for the purchase of brood mares will be coming up for discussion, and hopes for Ewart's support of his opinions.
Dates: 24 June 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 08 July 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/34
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips complains about the situation with the 'Standing Committee' and the Hunters Improvement Society, namely their decision to use half-bred horses for breeding.
Dates: 08 July 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 20 October [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/70
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips apologises for not answering Ewart's letter sooner but he has been travelling extensively trying to find what remains of the Welsh pack or cart horse in order to form a stud for the Government. He has been able to find some old stallions of the breed, of whose existence he was previously unaware, and believes that the breed, crossed with the thoroughbred, produces the best horses he has ever seen.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 20 October [1912]