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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edward Donald Malcolm, 26 April 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/43
Scope and Contents

Malcolm thanks Ewart for sending him 'The Multiple Origin of Horses and Ponies' and enquires about the breeding of zebras and whether or not they can be crossed with donkeys. He complains at the loss of a costly donkey stallion on his property in Jamaica and hopes that some of his offspring may survive to make up for the loss.

Dates: 26 April 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from F.M Perry, 02 August 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/19
Scope and Contents

Perry asks Ewart which species of zebra he considers to be the largest and most attractive, how Ewart's specimens have adapted to the Scottish climate and whether their temperament precludes complete domestication.

Dates: 02 August 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Fred J. Baillie, 07 September 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/97
Scope and Contents

Baillie asks whether he and Mrs Baillie may see Ewart's zebrules and reports that he has heard from East Africa that 220 zebras were captured in one drive.

Dates: 07 September 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Fred J. Baillie, 25 September 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/106
Scope and Contents

Baillie provides details on the differences in markings on his zebra skins, and asks if Ewart would like to see them. He thanks Ewart for hosting himself and Mrs Baillie.

Dates: 25 September 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Fred J. Baillie, 08 October [1904]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/110
Scope and Contents

Baillie writes that he is sending Ewart the zebra skins and compares what appear to be two different species from different localities. He will send Ewart the measurements later and offers to send him the head of a zebra he shot in Nakuru.

The year does not appear on the letter .

Dates: 08 October [1904]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Fred J. Baillie, 19 October 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/111
Scope and Contents

Baillie makes observations on the zebras he shot near Nakuru being lighter in colour than those he has seen in other regions. He gives his forwarding address as the East African Zebra Ranch, Nairobi.

Dates: 19 October 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G. Barrell, 26 October 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/113
Scope and Contents

Barrell enquires whether the two zebra hybrids Ewart has for sale are nicely marked and fit to work in trade, as his own mule is still fit for work.

Dates: 26 October 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from General Sir Dighton MacNaghten Probyn, 27 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/122
Scope and Contents

Probyn writes to confirm that Ewart is ready to take back the hybrid 'Romulus' from the King. Probyn outlines the route the hybrid will take back to Penicuik. He adds that the hybrid was quite difficult to handle and was not safe in the presence of children, being 'not actually vicious, but tricky.'

Dates: 27 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hector Frederik Estrup Jungersen, 06 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/58
Scope and Contents

Jungersen recommends two books dealing with horses on Iceland and the Faroes. He provides details on the introduction to horses to these places by the Norsemen and Vikings, and cites evidence for various prehistoric horses. He reports that he saw 'Romulus' in the stable of Carl Hagenbeck the previous summer and that he would like to see Ewart's Przewalski's horse 'Sir John'.

Dates: 06 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry F. Osborn, 07 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/48
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