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Horse Farms

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 31 May 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/59
Scope and Contents Forsyth states that he is glad to hear that all the mares have foaled and that three of the foals are colts. He reports that there has been a delay in the purchase of Kilmuir, but that he hopes they will eventually get possession of their small stud farm. He confirms that Beaton should be able to take the Antrim horse to Benbecula at any time.
Dates: 31 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 01 January 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/1
Scope and Contents Forsyth confirms that his colleagues have agreed to the purchase of four of Ewart's ponies and the stud farm subject to certain conditions. Forsyth recommends that Ewart contact John Ritchie to engage him under terms recommended by Lord Arthur Cecil.
Dates: 01 January 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, [1905]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/45
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that he has sent on the draft 'Sire and Service of Mares' from 1906 to Mackintosh and would be glad of any rough notes on the Monkstadt ponies (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board). The back of the letter contains notes in Ewart's hand on a list of names to whom he has sent his 'Tarpan' paper (possibly 'The Tarpan and its Relationship with Wild and Domestic Horses').

Letter is undated but likely to be from the year 1905.
Dates: [1905]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 11 February 1908

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/3
Scope and Contents Forsyth asks Ewart to accompany him to Monkstadt (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board) to see the ponies. He also wishes to consult him about the some public allegations that the Congested Districts Board are reviving the Highland ponies by crossing them.
Dates: 11 February 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 17 March 1908

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/6
Scope and Contents Forsyth congratulates Ewart on his letter to The Scotsman, which he states fits in very well with Forsyth's report on the Stud Farm.
Dates: 17 March 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 02 April 1908

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/12
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that Arthur Cecil will send his horse to Benbecula or South Uist. He has seen the negative letter from Calgary and encourages Ewart to make a reply if he thinks fit. He has forwarded Pipon's letter to the Secretary of State for Scotland with a suggestion that the Congested District Board and War Office now cooperate. He would like the yellow dun mare to go to Monkstadt (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board), perhaps in exchange for the two-year old filly from...
Dates: 02 April 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 08 October 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/38
Scope and Contents Cecil is puzzled that Ewart mixed Spanish and horse blood and produced a Celtic pony, as he would have thought the mix would have produced the Island pony. He reports that Ritchie is annoyed that his neighbours prefer to use a crofters' pony to the Arab breed. He has written to Forsyth asking him to let the pony 'Atholl' to stand at the head of the Monkstadt stud (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board) on the Isle of Skye. He writes that he saw the best Highland ponies he has...
Dates: 08 October 1905