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Found in 171 Collections and/or Records:

Invoice to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 03 March 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/13
Scope and Contents

The invoice notes the transportation of three horses from Hamburg to Leith, and the return transportation of one pony.

Dates: 03 March 1902

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 [George Arthur?] Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 31 January 1903

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

Hayes asks if Ewart's father could send him the negatives of the ponies to a printer in Coventry.

Dates: 31 January 1903

Letter to Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford from James Cossar Ewart (incomplete), 02 May 1907

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

Ewart describes the three ponies that he will send off to Woburn shortly. He states that the main questions relating to the origin of the domestic breeds of the horse will be settled if one of these mares has a foal to one of Russell's Przewalski's stallions. He states that unfortunately his Przewalski's mare is not in foal.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.

Dates: 02 May 1907

Letter to Innes Mackay, solicitors, from John Fraser, 23 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/61
Scope and Contents

Fraser describes the birth of a wild lamb (possibly a sheep/goat hybrid) on the Inverinate estate, and his attempts to capture it to discover its gender. He also thanks the solicitors for their information regarding the boundary of the salmon fishing in Loch Duich belonging to Sir Keith Fraser, and mentions problems with poachers on the estate.

Dates: 23 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.B Charlton, 13 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/117
Scope and Contents

Charlton informs Ewart that the Council of the Polo Pony Society will be making silver medals available at horse shows around the district for Mountain and Moorland breeds. He awaits Ewart's choice of shows for the Connemara breed.

Dates: 13 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alex Rose, 08 September 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/96
Scope and Contents

Rose writes that he thinks there would be no difficulty in procuring some yellow dun ponies with a stripe along the back for Ewart. He also offers to track down a pure yellow stallion with a black stripe that he sold three years previously.

Dates: 08 September 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander McHardy, 29 February 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/21
Scope and Contents

McHardy attempts to negotiate a time when his pony stallion 'Braemore' can be spared to serve some of Ewart's mares and states that he can acquire some ponies for Ewart if he wishes.

Dates: 29 February 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander McHardy, 31 March 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/34
Scope and Contents

McHardy states that he has sent the pony stallion 'Braemore' to Ewart.

Dates: 31 March 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander McHardy, 27 May 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/20
Scope and Contents

McHardy confirms that he has sent the pony 'Braemore' to Crieff by mail train.

Dates: 27 May 1907