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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 Henry John Elwes, 24 June 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/27
Scope and Contents Elwes provides some suggestions regarding the transportation of the sheep to Cheltenham from Edinburgh for the Royal Agricultural Show in Bristol. He will send Ewart details of the valuation of the wool for the guidance of Ewart's committee as to future crossing experiments.
Dates: 24 June 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 26 July [1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/36
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he is glad to hear that the farm is arranged and that Ewart will be able to carry out some more extensive experiments. He enquires about the fat-tailed ram at Liverpool, as he would like to see him, and remarks that the weather at Colesbourne will suit him more than Ewart's farm at Fairslacks. He suggests that Ewart send over some live specimens of sheep to the new Zoological Gardens in Edinburgh.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 26 July [1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Mather Jackson, 2nd Baronet, 09 February 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/18
Scope and Contents Jackson writes that following the advertisement in The Field, he would be very glad to send Ewart a white cock pheasant. He also says that he would be willing to mate a white cock with a white hen for experimental purposes.
Dates: 09 February 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford, 09 April 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/9
Scope and Contents Russell, who signs himself 'Bedford', writes that he is ready to continue experiments with Przewalski's horses and asks Ewart to send the pony mares that he wants to cross to Woburn. He comments that his Grevy's zebra is due to foal soon.
Dates: 09 April 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 06 January 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/2
Scope and Contents Gladstone expresses his interest in Ewart's experiments with the speckled white female and white male birds. He recounts that Farnley Hall, Yorkshire had a large number of speckled pheasants. He offers Ewart some of the offspring from one of his own cross-breeding experiments.
Dates: 06 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 16 February 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/22
Scope and Contents Gladstone writes that, having seen the advertisement in The Field, he would be pleased to give Ewart a white cock pheasant for his experiments, on condition that it is stuffed after death, and that any unusual offspring is sent to him for his own collection.
Dates: 16 February 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J. Oscar Muntz, 11 November 1905

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/42
Scope and Contents Muntz asks Ewart's advice on the best book relating to the question of colour (in breeding) of animals, particularly the horse. He has a stud of moorland ponies on Dartmoor, Devon and hopes to experiment with some of the ponies at a later date.
Dates: 11 November 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James MacDonald, 31 January 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/1
Scope and Contents MacDonald announces on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland, the award of £200 towards the costs of Ewart's stockbreeding experiments.
Dates: 31 January 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James MacDonald, 14 February 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/3
Scope and Contents MacDonald writes on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland, enclosing a precept for the sum of £200 to assist with the costs of his experiments in stockbreeding. On the reverse side of the letter is a draft reply from Ewart in which he expresses his gratitude for the donation. He also urges members of the Society to purchase Ewart's Penycuik Experiments.
Dates: 14 February 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James MacDonald, 04 December 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/106
Scope and Contents MacDonald informs Ewart that his application for additional funding for his livestock breeding experiments has been presented to the directors of the Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland. However, the directors have decided that unless Ewart is able to prove that his experiments will be of direct benefit to breeders of farm livestock in Scotland, they will be unable to offer any further grant.
Dates: 04 December 1902