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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.U. Duerst, 14 February 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/3

Scope and Contents

Duerst acknowledges receipt of Ewart's paper 'On skulls of horses from the Roman fort at Newstead' and states that he will send Ewart a copy of his own treatise on the animal remains from Anau when he has received it. He proposes that the desert horse from Anau must be the first domestic horse, or else the first desert or oriental horse.


  • Creation: 14 February 1909


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Physical Description

2 leaves

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Biographical / Historical

Ewart's paper 'On Skulls of Horses from the Roman Fort at Newstead, near Melrose, with Observations on the Origin of Domestic Horses' was published in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 45, 555-587 (1907).


From the Series: 4 boxes

Physical Location


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2 leaves

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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