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Scope and Contents Cecil mentions that he has forwarded a letter to Forsyth showing that the Atholl horse is in demand. He enquires after 'young Willie' (presumably Cecil's son), who is currently staying with Ewart. He reports that there are two foals from 'Herd Laddie'. He confirms that the horse 'Glen' is the full brother of 'Highland Laddie' out of Coulmore's old 'Polly' by 'Alan Kingsburgh' (Lord Lovat's stallion).
Dates: 01 May 1904
Scope and Contents Hope thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Przewalski's foals. She hopes to be able to see them when Arthur Cecil takes them to Woburn. She also mentions the Basuto pony that was sold at a Manchester auctioneer's the previous year, and belonged to a Mr Hardacre from South Africa.
Dates: 13 January 1902
Scope and Contents Cecil writes to confirm various practical arrangements and also that he is planning to sell either 'Skye' or 'Corrie' and so may have room to purchase Ewart's pony 'Jean' and her foal.
Dates: 18 December 1904
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he has offered the pony 'McNeil' to the Duke of Portland for £25 and that he has nine foals by 'Monad-Liahd' out of Rum mares and mainland-type mares.
Dates: 14 July 1907
Scope and Contents Cecil thanks Ewart for updating him on news of the development of the foal 'Romulus', particularly the changes in the colour of its coat. He describes a pony stallion called Lord Ronald that his father once bought 'of the same breed as my stallion Highland Laddie years and years ago but no-one can trace it ever going to Rum.' He also remarks 'what you say about artificial fertilisation is most interesting and I am awaiting news of your Faroe Iceland pony most anxiously'.
Dates: 06 October 1896
Scope and Contents Cecil thanks Ewart for sending photographs and his paper. He goes on to complain of losing 7 mares and 11 foals the previous year to the strongylus parasite.
Dates: 23 February 1898
Scope and Contents Cecil states his preference for the Barra pony ' 'Mais', although he is also interested in 'the Jumping Connemara' pony. He enquires about the ancestry of 'the Gondal mare' in relation to her colouring and mentions the colouring of the foals belonging to mutual acquaintances.
Dates: 07 May 1903