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Brand informs Ewart that he has recently returned from Egypt hoping to call upon Professor Wallace, who would have introduced them. He writes that he has photographs which he took on the Aboukir Company's mule breeding farm near Alexandria of a mare with twin horse and mule foals. He comments that this must be a very rare instance of 'double conception' and says he would be happy to show Ewart the photographs.
Smith asks Ewart's permission to use some photographs of zebrules and a picture of Ewart at his house in Penicuik for her magazine article. She also wishes to obtain Baron de Parana's address.
Smith states that she is returning some of the photographs which Ewart lent her for publication (photographs not present). She has placed an article about the zebra hybrids in The World's Work and will be preparing one for The Country Gentleman. She asks Ewart for further information about the zebrules, which she hears are also being bred in South Australia, and asks for permission to use more of Ewart's photographs.
Smith encloses some photographs of 'Black Agnes' and 'Brenda' with a letter from a Major Fallow (enclosures not present) reporting on their progress. She supposes it takes around eighteen months to acclimatise a horse or mule to the Indian climate.
Parker enquires whether Ewart received his previous correspondence concerning his invitation to write some articles on Connemara ponies. He also asks if Ewart has any photographs of the ponies.
Vernon states that he is enclosing some photographs, including one of the pony stallion 'Charlie' which Ewart had admired.
Sexton encloses a photograph (not present) of a striped mouse dun pony and recalls seeing an unusually striped bay horse. She also mentions visiting Ewart to see his hybrids some years ago with the agricultural college.
Wrench writes that he is enclosing photographs (not present) of three Basuto ponies that were sent to Major Richards, who was head of the purchasing of Basuto ponies in the Boer War.
Henderson writes that he is sending Ewart two photographs (photographs not present) of a cart used to carry Punjab sheep tails. He remarks that the tails are not as large as some of the ones he has seen.
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.