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Scope and Contents Mitchell informs Ewart that the Council of the Zoological Society of London have granted Sir Clement Hill's request of a loan of a a zebra mare for a hybridisation experiment in the Orange River Colony. He informs Ewart that the mare is now at his disposal.
Dates: 15 May 1903
Scope and Contents Ridgeway asks if there is a chance of seeing Ewart in Cambridge before his University session begins in October. He reports that his book has gone to press and that he has incorporated the results of Ewart's experiments with the Kiang horse. He reports on his visit to Southport for a British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.
Dates: 06 October 1903
Scope and Contents The letter informs Ewart that the Board of the Inland Revenue have no objection to Ewart's keeping dogs for experimental purposes without payment of license duty, upon the fulfilment of certain conditions.
Dates: 05 January 1903
Scope and Contents The Office reports that Mr Fisher, the Minister of Agriculture at Ottawa, has noted Ewart's letter and will watch the progress of his experiments with interest, although he fears that they will be unable to take steps towards such experiments in Canada.
Dates: 27 April 1911
Scope and Contents Cockerell comments on correspondence recently received from E.A Clemens relating to proposed breeding experiments with ponies in an attempt to develop a hardy type fit for prairie or desert conditions, with the intention of shipping them out to Ewart.
Dates: 22 July 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that the New Mexico Normal University will be employing Professor Bradley's horse skull measurements, although he has reservations about them. Cockerell points to the importance of the length of the muzzle anterior to the premolars, and that of the molar-premolar series. In order to continue his experiments he states it will be necessary to go out on the plains to gather horse skulls and to visit museums to measure the skulls there. He wonders whether it might be possible to...
Dates: 11 March 1902
Scope and Contents Dale, writing from South Africa, enquires about Ewart's zebra hybrids and questions whether they 'are not the transport animal of the future', particularly with regard to South Africa. He states his intention to induce the Department of Agriculture of the colony in the Transvaal to experiment with different zebra hybrids and would be glad of any advice Ewart can give. He asks if Ewart can send him a replacement copy of the illustrated catalogue for the York Agricultural Show (1900). He asks...
Dates: 06 March 1904
Scope and Contents Heape offers advice on how to compose a scheme of recording the following data from experiments: details and date of service of mare, date of birth of the foal, in conjunction with the number of times the mare was served. This information might indicate any retardation of ovulation, or any hindrance to the passage of sperm into the uterus.
Dates: 18 January 1899
Scope and Contents Heape writes that he will help Ewart to get funds in any way he can, but remarks on his own unsuccessful track record in seeking money. He states that it is hard to make breeders see the value of research and that Ewart should stress the 'practical' side of his experiments.
Dates: 25 October 1910
Scope and Contents Blunt reassures Ewart that he has not lost interest in his experiments and discoveries. He believes that the four varieties of horse distinguished by differences in their callosites is very important. He is pleased the grey arab given as a filly, has proved useful to Ewart and states that he will be unable to supply a friend of Ewart's with a bay Arabian mare due to the great demand for Arabian horses in the colonies.
Dates: 03 October 1903