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Scope and Contents Henderson enquires whether Ewart received the photographs he sent of the Punjab large-tailed sheep. One of the carts used for carrying the sheep tails has now arrived in London, and he asks Ewart to confirm where he would like it to be sent.
Dates: 18 April 1914
Scope and Contents Teasdale-Buckell thanks Ewart for allowing him the use of some photographs, and gives information about the cross-breeding of two setter dogs.
Dates: 11 November 1899
Scope and Contents Renshaw writes that he is sending Ewart prints of two hybrids in the Jardin des Plantes in Amsterdam. He adds that he was not able to find the quagga-hemionus hybrid for him that he had hoped to photograph.
Dates: 04 July 1900
Scope and Contents Faber has asked Axel Appel to send Ewart some photographs of the original Danish breeds of sheep, of which there seems to be two: the heath-sheep and the Danish sheep. He mentions Appel's description of these breeds in the forthcoming agricultural dictionary Landbrugets Ordbog (Copenhagen).
Dates: 23 July 1912
Scope and Contents Osborn writes concerning his forthcoming trip to England and asks if he might meet with Ewart at Woburn Abbey when he will be visiting the Duke of Bedford. He mentions that he will see Ewart's zebra hybrids in St Louis in the autumn and that he will send Ewart a photograph of Neohipparion, 'the most deerlike horse yet discovered'. He states that he will be requiring some images from Ewart to illustrate his lecture series on the evolution of the horse at Columbia...
Dates: 07 May 1904
Scope and Contents Osborn states that he has already obtained a photograph of the Przewalski's colts and hopes that the Duke of Bedford will take some enlarged photographs showing their development, and also a watercolour painting showing the colour changes in their coats. He hopes that Ewart will put his views of the Mongolian pony down in a book. Many of the dun striped variety are to be found in Texas and Mexico. He also asks to be informed if a suitable Shetland pony comes on to the market, and would be very...
Dates: 16 January 1902
Scope and Contents Osborn states that the pony has arrived safely in New York. He will have the animal photographed for Ewart soon. He mentions not having read the papers by Mendel and Bateson. He announces that he will be writing to the Duke of Bedford to say that he would be interested in receiving the skeleton of one of his Russian horses if one should die. He also states that James Gidley is revising the species of their miocene, and he criticises Othniel Charles Marsh's phylogeny.
Dates: 13 June 1902
Scope and Contents Osborn thanks Ewart for his visit to Penicuik and asks him for some glass slides and photographs. He recommends that when Ewart visits the British Museum again he studies the hoofs of Onohippidium as they resemble a zebra more than an ass or horse. He asks Ewart to procure him a hoof of an ass or Przewalski's horse if he is able.
Dates: 28 August 1904
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he is glad that Ewart does not object to joint work, and suggests starting the study with 'the Highland Society' before doing something more ambitious in a few years' time. He asks Ewart to seek out the papers of a society formed more than a 100 years earlier in Edinburgh for the improvement of sheep and wool.
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Dates: 11 April 
Scope and Contents Elwes provides some details of the 'dun-faced sheep' and suggests that Ewart impress on Claud Alexander the importance of photographing the results of his cross-breeding experiments, rather than breeding indiscriminately. He mentions the research of Professor Keller on the Bündner sheep of Switzerland and R.F Scharff in Ireland. He hopes to visit Ewart before going to Shetland.
Dates: 22 April 1911