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Experiments

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

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 23 September 1896

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/16
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Blunt thanks Ewart for the photos of a zebra mule foal (presumably 'Romulus'). Also in the letter Blunt regrets the fact that he does not have another mule to give Ewart for his experiments. He apologises for the fact that 'Bernabit', the Arab mare he gave him, has been pronounced barren.

Dates: 23 September 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 21 August 1898

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/19
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Blunt lists 20 thoroughbred arab foals that he has bred at his horse farm and would like to offer one as a gift to Ewart. It has strong zebra markings and Blunt believes it would prove useful for Ewart's experiments.

Dates: 21 August 1898

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Will Hally (incomplete), 25 June 1910

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/12
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Hally provides information gathered from his own experience of breeding experiments, chiefly concerning the persistence of the belief in telegony among breeders and the inheritance of colour in Dachshunds, Hackney stallions, rabbits and mice. He states that he believes that mental ability is inherited from the dam but temper from the sire, something which is not reflected in the higher consideration afforded to sires.

The second page of the letter is not present.

Dates: 25 June 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 19 August 1896

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/12
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Tegetmeier thanks Ewart for his article on zebra mule hybrids. He also asks Ewart for a photograph of the hybrid for publication (in The Field newspaper, which Tegetmeier edits) and congratulates Ewart on his 'satisfactory experiment both from a scientific and economic point of view.' Tegetmeier states that he regards the zebra mule as being of great importance as all the other Burchell zebra hybrids he has seen were hinnies or jennets.

Dates: 19 August 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 04 May 1897

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/4
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Tegetmeier writes that he encloses a photograph (not present) of Sir Walter Gilbey's picture by George Stubbs of the first zebra introduced into England. He hopes to receive early news of Ewart's experiments in telegony. He also offers to show him a photograph of the hind quarters of five Burchell zebras in a stable.

Dates: 04 May 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William M. Rider, 09 January 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/1
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Rider thanks Ewart for the letter and books and states that he will shortly send Ewart photographs of two Holstein-Jersey cross-bred heifers and a tail-less calf. He is interested in beginning experiments with Siberian sheep and hopes to be able to exchange ram lambs with Ewart. He wonders whether the Agricultural Society of Scotland would be willing to send some livestock reports to Syracuse University.

Dates: 09 January 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Mackay, 14 July 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/58
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Mackay writes regarding the cross-breeding experiments conducted by Sir Keith Fraser with llamas, sheep and goats on his Inverinate Estate in Kintail.

Dates: 14 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from W.L Griffiths, 23 March 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/14
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Griffiths writes that he has sent a copy of Ewart's letter regarding proposed experiments in raising certain breeds of cattle to the Minister of Agriculture at Ottawa.

Dates: 23 March 1911

Letter to Lord Arthur Cecil from Lord Henry Haughton Reynolds Moreton, 26 June 1899

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/26
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Lord Moreton writes to Cecil that he is enclosing a cheque for £65 towards Ewart's experiments. The other contributing donors are Lord Ducie and Walter Rothschild.

Dates: 26 June 1899

Letter to Lord Arthur Cecil from Lord Henry Haughton Reynolds Moreton, 03 August 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/22
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Lord Moreton encloses a cheque for £65 for Ewart's experiments. He adds that this is the third and final year for which the sum was promised. The other contributing donors mentioned in the letter are Walter Rothschild and Lord Ducie.

Dates: 03 August 1901