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

 Item
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.

Dates

  • 11 February 1908

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 leaf

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

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'.

Extent

From the Series: 4 boxes

Physical Location

CLX-A-1137

Physical Description

1 leaf

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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