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Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Barrington Balfour from Charles Dundas, 24 March 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/10
Scope and Contents

Dundas supplies information regarding the breeding of khaki-coloured zebras in Norway and suggests that the best person to approach is one S.J Steversen, an agricultural agent at Stavanger, Norway.

Dates: 24 March 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Keene enclosing Major Richard Woodfield Fuller's report on zebrules used in Indian mountain artillery, 24 October 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/39
Scope and Contents Keene provides a summary of the reports, which conclude that the campaign in Tibet proved that the zebrules could not compete with ordinary mules. He asks if Ewart has any zebra stallions which the Indian Government could use for stud work and that he was unsuccessful in his application for Secretary of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. There are two reports on the zebrules' performance in Tibet from Major Fuller, one dated 16 April 1904 and the other 22 January 1905, both...
Dates: 24 October 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Adolf Rzasnicki (in French), 12 February 1930

Identifier: Coll-14/9/36/3
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Rzasnicki asks permission to use examples of Ewart's work in zebras, in particular The Penycuik Experiments, for his own researches on zebras, and asks Ewart's opinion on different species such as the Ward's zebra.

Dates: 12 February 1930

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander Waddell, 15 September 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/101
Scope and Contents

Waddell writes of his interest in Ewart's zebra cross-breeding experiments after seeing an article in the Evening Paper. He asks whether he might be able to see the results of his experiments before his return to Nairobi.

Dates: 15 September 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Keene, 17 March 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/7
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Keene states that he has submitted his offer of two zebrules for use as pack animals, to the Indian government. He also wonders whether he might have another copy of Ewart's Penycuik Experiments, as he has lost the first copy he sent him. He asks if it will be possible for zebra hybrids to inter-breed. He also refers to the African trade in zebra hides and expresses concern for the potential destruction of the species.

Dates: 17 March 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Keene, 03 April 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/28
Scope and Contents

Keene writes regarding Ewart's offer of zebra hybrids. In connection with this he attaches a copy of their correspondence during the previous year. He suggests that in order to put a conclusion to the matter Ewart write to the India Office sending a copy of their correspondence with the Government of India Military Department.

Dates: 03 April 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Keene, 04 August [1905]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/20
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Keene writes that the Government of India have lately purchased four stallions in order to try and breed zebrules but that Colonel Good has informed him that they have been unable to get the zebras to serve the young mares. He asks for Ewart's advice and for his recommendations on horse breeding books.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 04 August [1905]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Mathieu Giard, 06 May 1894

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/4
Scope and Contents

Giard, writing from the Sorbonne, replies to Ewart's request for information about French publications on the hybridisation of the horse and zebra.

Dates: 06 May 1894

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred Newton, 30 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/81
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Newton thanks Ewart for sending him a copy of his paper. He responds to some of Ewart's remarks concerning zebra traits and wonders whether tame Mongolian ponies can be imported.

Dates: 30 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Balfour with enclosed letter to Balfour from Lord Monk Bretton, 24 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/34
Scope and Contents Balfour's letter (which was dictated and taken down in another hand) congratulates Ewart on the appointment of a Research Committee and says she will make enquiries about suitable land on which Ewart could keep his animals. The enclosed letter from Lord Monk Bretton identifies the zebras (about which Balfour had evidently enquired) as being from Cape Colony, South Africa, and says he will make further enquiries. He comments that he saw many zebras in East Africa, but never in...
Dates: 24 March 1903