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Horse Sale

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

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frieda Cecil, 15 November 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/122
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Cecil states that she has never come across an Arab horse in Hungary, or a Hungarian horse with a white mane and tail. She reports on the sales of ponies they made recently and that their Scotch terrier has had puppies. She concludes by saying 'I am so glad you are looking at tails and not warts anymore!'

Dates: 15 November 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G. Barrett, 21 March 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/22
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Barrett enquires whether he might be able to purchase an animal from Ewart's stock of hybrids, which he is selling. He asks Ewart to advise on the most suitable animal and also enquires whether he knows of anyone who would be interested in purchasing a mule that he owns.

Dates: 21 March 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 16 January 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/2
Scope and Contents Osborn states that he has already obtained a photograph of the Przewalski's colts and hopes that the Duke of Bedford will take some enlarged photographs showing their development, and also a watercolour painting showing the colour changes in their coats. He hopes that Ewart will put his views of the Mongolian pony down in a book. Many of the dun striped variety are to be found in Texas and Mexico. He also asks to be informed if a suitable Shetland pony comes on to the market, and would be...
Dates: 16 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J. Campbell Murray, 07 October 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/13
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Murray accepts Ewart's offer of two Siberian rams and hopes Ewart will be able to assist in finding a merchant for the Highland pony stallion. He thanks Ewart for recommending someone to weave the wool.

Dates: 07 October 1925

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.A Ranald MacDonald, 22 July 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/34
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MacDonald states that he does not require the young stallion back and asks Ewart to let him know if anyone wishes to buy another of his stallions. He speculates that the Congested Districts Board might pay him a premium for the use of either of his stallions as studs to the crofters' ponies.

Dates: 22 July 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Graham, 02 February 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/7
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Graham informs Ewart that he intends to sell his stallion and asks him to let him know if he is still interested in acquiring it.

Dates: 02 February 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 14 February 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/21
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Forsyth mentions a stallion, 'Roderick' that he intends to buy, and gives an example of a 'faked' pedigree of one of his other stallions.

Dates: 14 February 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 01 January 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/1
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Forsyth confirms that his colleagues have agreed to the purchase of four of Ewart's ponies and the stud farm subject to certain conditions. Forsyth recommends that Ewart contact John Ritchie to engage him under terms recommended by Lord Arthur Cecil.

Dates: 01 January 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 08 May 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/7
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Forsyth welcomes Ewart back from his travels in Mexico and states that he is enclosing a letter from Cecil about the ponies (which are in the process of being purchased by the Congested Districts Board). He makes arrangements to see Ewart.

Dates: 08 May 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 07 August 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/35
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Forsyth reports that the Congested Districts Board are now ceasing to breed ponies for the crofters as they believe they now have enough stock to keep them going. He thinks that the Board would be happy to purchase the ponies 'Fatima II' and 'Rhona' with their foals and agrees with Ewart that a Highland Pony Society should be formed to make for fairer judging between different breeds.

Dates: 07 August 1907