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Horse Sale

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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 Lady Estella Mary Hope, 13 January 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/1
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Charles R. Haveley, 13 April 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/21
Scope and Contents Haveley describes his recent travels around Devon searching for pack horses and provides details on a pack stallion, although he is convinced that the Board of Agriculture will not buy him for the County. He proposes to gather together the names of men interested in horse breeding to purchase him, and also 10 to 15 of the best old pack mares. He is convinced that in six years time there will be a great demand for pack stallions by the Board of Agriculture and foreign governments. He reports...
Dates: 13 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 07 September 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/71
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Cecil states that he encloses a cheque for the mare that he recently purchased from Galbraith. He remarks on some other horses which he is interested in purchasing.

Dates: 07 September 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 30 January 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/11
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Cecil informs Ewart of the time of his forthcoming horse sale and provides information about other sales. He also gives directions as to the delivery of a puppy by train.

Dates: 30 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 13 February 1903

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/20
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Cecil provides details of the Gaick ponies which are to be sold shortly in Perth. He states that all of his Highland ponies have chestnut callosities but only small ones.

Dates: 13 February 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 29 October 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/114
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Cecil describes the estimate he has provided to the Congested Districts Board as to the price of the studs and horses intended for cross-breeding with the crofters' animals.

Dates: 29 October 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 18 December 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/126
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 09 September 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/25
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Cecil writes that he hopes Lord Middleton will buy 'McNeil' as he would suit his mares at Applecross and describes the Middletons' tour around the West Highlands of Scotland to view the crofters' ponies. He reports that a half-Welsh, half-Hackney horse cross has provided successful at Baron Schroder's in Strathcarron and at Guisachan. He is surprised to learn that none of the crossbred ponies are fetching a higher price in the market than the old crofters' breed of ponies.

Dates: 09 September 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 16 September 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/26
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Cecil writes that since he has not heard from Lord Middleton, he will send his pony 'McNeil' to Croall's. He reports that the crofters usually buy their ponies from each other but they are complaining that they are being bred too light of bone for heavy work.

Dates: 16 September 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 14 July 1907

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/29
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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