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Found in 169 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Lydekker writes on behalf of the Director of the British Museum that they will be unable to make an offer for Ewart's hybrid commensurate with its value, but asks whether Ewart would consider donating it.
Dates: 16 November 1903
Scope and Contents McLeod informs Ewart that there are no yellow dun ponies let in the Coigach district except one cross-bred which he does not think is for sale.
Dates: 26 August 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Archibald Spencer Lindsay Campbell, 5th Baronet of Succoth, 11 July 1916
Scope and Contents Campbell writes that the goose-swan hybrid has been captured and that his keeper will bring it to the Edinburgh Zoo the following day.
Dates: 11 July 1916
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he cannot afford to buy Ewart's clouded leopard but that Ewart should not let her go too cheaply. He offers his young Mysore bull to Ewart's Celtic shorthorn, and will try to get a photograph of the hybrid and provides details about piebald lambs.
Dates: 27 September 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he has not got another Przewalski's horse so far and the mares are not in foal. He has informed Colonel Oliphant of this. He is disappointed at his cross-bred lambs but the Africans and the fat tails are better. He asks whether Ewart has got permission from the Board of Agriculture to use his fat-tailed ram.
Dates: 16 May 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander thanks Ewart for sending him the pony, and asks his age. He also requests Elwes' address to thank him for sending him one of his papers on sheep. He asks if he thinks Lord Arthur Cecil would join the 'Menagerie Club', as they hope to be able to put on a show and exhibit some hybrids the following year.
Dates: 01 June 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he is enclosing a cheque for the half-bred ponies, and he would be delighted to have a Siberian lamb to cross-breed with. He asks whether Ewart would have any use for mismarked calves of the white cattle, as well as any black 'Soa' ewe lambs.
Dates: 06 June 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander suggests that one of them should try to get the fertile mule, and that he is happy to purchase her if need be. He reports that Sir Charles Assheton Smith has purchased a zebra hybrid for £200.
Dates: 09 August 1913
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that Ewart is too late for the Urial hybrids as he has had most of them killed, but he will lend Ewart the remaining one. He states that the Mouflons have done better than the Urials this year, and that he plans to breed with a newly acquired Indian fighting ram.
Dates: 25 August 1913
Scope and Contents Alexander writes concerning arrangements for transporting sheep to Ewart. He tells Ewart how many sheep will be coming and also offers him his hybrid Urial flock.
Dates: 22 June 1914