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Forsyth provides some family details and information about the meeting of the Congested Districts Board at which Forsyth argued the case for Ewart's 'Pony Report'. He also reports meeting with the new Secetary of State for Scotland, 'Tullibardine' of Blair Atholl and a pony salesman.
Forsyth lists the ponies which he proposes that the Congested Districts Board should take over from Ewart. He asks Ewart to check the list in advance of the Board's meeting and states that Lord Arthur Cecil may be asked to fix the prices for them.
Lort-Phillips notes that, in the agenda for the next 'Advisory Council' meeting, the Board of Agriculture scheme for the purchase of brood mares will be coming up for discussion, and hopes for Ewart's support of his opinions.
Sinclair, who signs himself 'Pentland', writes from the Scottish Office at Whitehall that Sir John Struthers does not require to see Ewart again to discuss their business, but encourages Ewart to think further about linking the work of his advisory council with that of other bodies in Scotland.
Dundas thanks Ewart for the information concerning the Munro Lectureship, which will enable him to give an intelligent appreciation when the matter arises at the forthcoming meeting of the University Court.
Butcher asks Ewart to remind him who a certain Melville Foster is, who introduced himself to him recently. He invites Ewart and his wife to visit him when he is in Dublin for the British Association meeting, and asks the whereabouts of Ewart's daughter Jessie.
Alexander writes that he hopes to see Ewart at the Zoological Society's meeting in February where they can discuss arrangements for Alexander taking the mare.
Ridgeway asks if there is a chance of seeing Ewart in Cambridge before his University session begins in October. He reports that his book has gone to press and that he has incorporated the results of Ewart's experiments with the Kiang horse. He reports on his visit to Southport for a British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.
Palmer, who signs himself 'Selbourne', thanks Ewart for sending him his articles on eugenics and the breeding of light horses. He writes that the reason Ewart has not been summoned to a meeting of the Standing Committee for the last two years is that there has not been a meeting.
Robertson corrects the recipient on certain points relating to views on the correlation of pigmentation in the thoroughbred expressed at a recent British Association meeting.