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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE,Use For = Chestnuts, warts, growths

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Blackett [James Cossar Ewart?] from Matthew Horace Hayes, 03 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/105
Scope and Contents Hayes states that he has concluded the deal with Hurst and Blackett to publish a further edition in 2,000 copies of his Points of the Horse.. He goes on to discuss the financial aspects of the publication and states that he would be grateful for a copy of the recipient's lecture on 'Callosites and the New Pony'. Although the letter is addressed to Blackett, this may well be an error. The reference to the 'Callosities' lecture suggests the actual recipient...
Dates: 03 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alfred H. Cocks, 13 August 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/37
Scope and Contents

Cocks writes that he will send Ewart the skull of his 'wartless Icelander' pony and provides some details about its vertebrae.

Dates: 13 August 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 27 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/123
Scope and Contents

Balfour mentions that she has not received a reply from Lord Kitchener regarding the possibility of the Indian Government purchasing zebra hybrids from Ewart. She mentions three black Highland ponies in her possession which have very small callosites, and suggests that Ewart might like to come and view them.

Dates: 27 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 17 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/5
Scope and Contents

Balfour writes that she is grateful that Ewart has got 'Romulus' (his first zebra hybrid) back from the King. She asks if Ewart would like her to talk to Lord Onslow about his remaining herd of mountain zebras. She hopes to examine the callosities on her own Highland ponies soon and asks about the results of his hare-rabbit cross-breeding experiments. She complains about the lack of funding for scientific research.

Dates: 17 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles Maitland Penham Burn, 26 November 1906

Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/28
Scope and Contents

Burn writes that it was the dam mare and not the filly that is without corns, and provides some details about the horse.

Dates: 26 November 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from David Love, 06 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/72
Scope and Contents

Love states that he has examined 14 ponies for callosities on the hind legs and offers to sell Ewart any of the ponies he is interested in.

Dates: 06 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Gladys Robertson, 12 October 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/13
Scope and Contents

Davidson writes that she has examined her Shetland mares for 'chestnuts' and spurs and found that five are lacking.

Dates: 12 October 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from I. Ijima, 07 June 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/11
Scope and Contents

Ijima apologises for the six-month delay in replying to Ewart's letter about warts and ergots. He has gathered some information about them from one of his students, Mr Miyashima, who has examined 143 horses and found them all showing warts and ergots on the hind legs. He has confirmed from Professor Sudo of the Agricultural College that all Japanese horses exhibit the growths in question and therefore any horses without them must derive from imported breeds.

Dates: 07 June 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 10 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/31
Scope and Contents

Hope provides details of the head sizes and callosities of some of her pony stallions.

Dates: 10 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 08 August 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/36
Scope and Contents

Hope thanks Ewart for his letter concerning the chestnuts (callosities) on the pony 'Vulcan' and 'Odin' and confirms that the pony 'Thorean' has no sign of hind chestnuts or ergots. She reports that they were much taken with Ewart's yellow Highland pony's colour at the show.

Dates: 08 August 1907