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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
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 Colonel Alfred Keene, 13 August 1903
Scope and Contents Keene reports on the progress of the zebra hybrids who are being used in a Battry near Simla, India. He writes that the Indian government are complaining at the high price of zebras as opposed to mules, but Keene comments that the price would have been less had they bought the hybrids from Ewart in the first place. He asks if zebra/pony hybrids can produce their own offspring and if Ewart knows of any zebra/donkey hybrids. He asks if Ewart would be able to procure a zebra stallion, as the...
Dates: 13 August 1903