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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 11 February 1908

Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/3

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.


  • 11 February 1908


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Biographical / Historical

Forsyth is probably referring to the allegations, such as one printed in The Scotsman on 24 January 1908, that the Congested Districts Board was spoiling the native ponies on the Western Isles by introducing 'mongrel stud animals'.


From the Series: 4 boxes

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1 leaf

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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