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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 24 March 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/9
Scope and Contents

Balfour writes that, after receiving an enclosed letter from Barrington Balfour (letter not present), she suggests that Ewart contacts Barrington himself. In a later postscript, she adds that she would like to come and see Ewart's pigeons.

Dates: 24 March 1900

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 09 January 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/3
Scope and Contents Sutherland expresses interest that Duff Assheton-Smith has purchased 'Romulus' and the wild asiatic ass. He refers to Percy St Michael Podmore's recent article in The Feathered World, asks where he can obtain one of his pamphlets to which Ewart refers and discusses aspects of Podmore's dove breeding. He states that he has sent for two Rockbeare white wild rabbits to be sent to Ewart in Penicuik. He concludes by stating that if Henry Flower had been a practical...
Dates: 09 January 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frederick Webb Headley, 03 October [1903]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/108
Scope and Contents

Headley informs Ewart that the Fabian Society have asked him to lecture on the bearing of Weismannism on modern social questions. He challenges Ewart's statement that enfeeblement in pigeons can be traced to an illness in the parents at the time of conception as being more allied to Lamarckism. Headley suggests that this is more likely to be due to lack of food supply to the egg.

The date on the letter does not include a year, but another hand has noted '[1903?]'

Dates: 03 October [1903]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Cave France, 16 February 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/3
Scope and Contents

France writes that he hopes Ewart gets one of Mr Allies' pigeons. He mentions Henry Robinson's views of the Connemara, and the breeding history of a dun mare purchased by Ewart.

Dates: 16 February 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Rowland Edmund Prothero, 1st Baron Ernle, 27 October 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/113
Scope and Contents

Prothero thanks Ewart for the pair of pigeons which he sent him.

Dates: 27 October 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir George Watt, 08 June 1899

Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/24
Scope and Contents

Watt thanks Ewart belatedly for sending a copy of his Penycuik Experiments. He mentions Frank Finn having sent Ewart a pamphlet relevant to his researches. He discusses the possibility of being able to procure for him a pure 'Katiawar' mare for cross-breeding purposes and writes that he has arranged to have two Indian rock pigeons sent off to him.

Dates: 08 June 1899