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Scope and Contents Forsyth comments that he has read Ewart's notes and recommendations on ponies with interest. He requests that Ewart add a whole summary of recommendations and notes on the results of crossing experiments, so that the whole report can go to the Secretary directly.
Dates: 18 November 1903
Scope and Contents Graham writes concerning the confusion over the return of the pony 'Greylegs' to his farm. He thanks Ewart for his support of his breeding experiments and states that he will make enquiries about acquiring an Arab-Russian stud.
Dates: 24 November 1913
Scope and Contents Roberts sends Ewart his birthday wishes and tells him that 'we at the Institute of Animal Genetics always remember that it is owing to you that our department was created' and that 'it will never be forgotten that you were an experimentalist on Natural History during a time when experiment had almost ceased.'
Dates: 25 November 1931
Scope and Contents Crichton-Stuart, who signs himself 'Bute', writes that he was interested to hear of the results of Ewart's experiments with the crossbred fat-tailed sheep, and that he will look forward to reading Ewart's paper on the subject after the war. He asks Ewart whether the experiments have tended to strengthen Mendel's theories or not. He wishes he could be in Edinburgh but his military duties keep him in North Wales.
Dates: 10 May 1917
Scope and Contents Campbell writes that the sheep were unable to make the crossing to Ailsa Craig the previous day, but that an acquaintance, John Hannah, has offered to winter the sheep with his own at Girvan Mains, which he believes will be better for their experiment.
Dates: 23 December 1924
Scope and Contents McDonald reports that he and his brother are quite ready to begin experiments with the dun five year-old pony stallion and makes arrangements to visit Ewart briefly on his way to London.
Dates: 28 April 1904
Scope and Contents Hope writes that she can let Ewart have the yellow hare as soon as he likes and encourages him to start his crossing experiments as soon as possible.
Dates: 29 March 1906
Scope and Contents Hope encloses a note (not present) from Mr Assheton Smith who she believes Ewart would be interested in contacting in relation to his hybridisation experiments. She mentions some friends in Norfolk who have a very old breed of cattle, and who are anxious to discover exactly from which breed of wild cattle they are likely to have descended.
Dates: 27 January 1902
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant Colonel N. Naski (in old German), with modern typed transcription, 01 December 1897
Scope and Contents Naski discusses the patterns and colouring of foals hide in comparison with that of their parents and with respect to different breeds and the progeny of hybridisation experiments. He concludes that in most cases, stripes on the foals shoulders and legs tend to disappear when these horses reach maturity. Stripes are most common with white horses and are conversely very rare with brown ones.
Dates: 01 December 1897
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he will get his mares home with 'Duchess' and 'En Labi' from Dumfries. He reports that he has now caught the Connemara stallion which he is happy to exchange for Ewart's grey. His guinea pig experiments crossing a red with a brown have produced one curious result but the rest are uninteresting.
Dates: 11 July 1903