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Scope and Contents Alexander writes that his friend Tyrwhitt-Drake, the secretary of the Menagerie Club, is coming to Edinburgh and would like to meet Ewart. He also reports that he thinks both his ponies are in foal and that the colt is now very quiet to ride.
Dates: 08 January 1913
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
Scope and Contents Alexander offers to send Ewart his white mare and asks if he may visit Ewart to see his ponies.
Dates: 30 March 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander thanks Ewart for allowing him to see his ponies, and states that he will send the white mare before his visit to Edinburgh.
Dates: 03 April 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander thanks Ewart for his hospitality on his visit and writes that he found 18 new lambs on his return home, including a set of triplets.
Dates: 14 April 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander confirms the arrangements for Mr and Mrs Ewart's short visit and comments that he must try and sell Elwes some sheep.
Dates: 21 June 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander writes concerning what money he would take for the sale of the filly, and invites Ewart to come and see his lambs. He adds that he has got a perfectly marked white calf from a pure fawn Jersey by the white bull.
Dates: 22 February 1915