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Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 10 April 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/43
Scope and Contents

Sutherland mentions hearing from Arthur Yates about the zebra 'Matopo', whom he has just bought from Dr Hagenbeck. He recommends some French books on Leporidae and recounts a rabbit-hare cross-breeding hoax that occurred in France some decades earlier by a Monsieur Roux. He asks for news of 'Romulus' and hopes to see Ewart at the New Forest Pony Show on the 23rd of April.

Dates: 10 April 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles L. Sutherland, 05 January 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/1
Scope and Contents

Sutherland asks if Ewart would like him to send him some Rockbeare white wild rabbits. He wonders if he should inform another potential buyer that Carl Hagenbeck will be purchasing Ewart's two zebra hybrids. He informs Ewart that the zebra 'Matopo' has died and says that he is trying to find out more information. He enquires whether or not Ewart ever did anything in the way of the wood pigeon cross.

Dates: 05 January 1904

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 Charles L. Sutherland, 01 June 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/62
Scope and Contents

Sutherland provides some notes on the white wild rabbits of Rockbeare and asks if Ewart has been able to make use of the surviving rabbit he sent for. He hopes to shortly get a report on the two zebra hybrids in India.

Dates: 01 June 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Ella H. Wharton-Duff, 05 August 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/81
Scope and Contents

Wharton-Duff writes that she would happily send Ewart the brown doe rabbit to breed from and provides a description.

Dates: 05 August 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Ella Hope Wharton-Duff, 11 August 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/86
Scope and Contents

Wharton-Duff states that she would be pleased to breed her doe rabbits with a wild buck and asks Ewart to send the buck in the last week of September.

Dates: 11 August 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frank Challice Constable, 06 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/54
Scope and Contents

Constable writes regarding his views on an article from Nature magazine, 'Variation - Germinal and Environmental', about insemination and ovulation in rabbits.

Dates: 06 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Hay Caird, 25 January 1899

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

Caird states how interested he had been to read Ewart's article in The Scotsman about experimental contributions to the theory of heredity. He provides example of cross-breeding from his own horses, cows and rabbits.

Dates: 25 January 1899

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Matthew Horace Hayes, 09 January 1903

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

Hayes informs Ewart that he is thanking 'Master Arthur' for sending him negatives and prints of a rabbit hybrid. He encloses a chapter on 'Evolution of the Horse' for Ewart's corrections and additions. He goes on to state that he is in the process of drawing up an agreement with the publishers Blackett about the translation of an article.

Dates: 09 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 20 March 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/8
Scope and Contents Cockerell thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Arab and Roman-nosed horses, and a paper on Connemara ponies. He describes the doubling of the sale price of horses due to British government agents buying up western ponies wholesale to ship to South Africa. He advises that, if the ponies are shipped to London on the way, Ewart might get the chance to examine and buy any horse he wanted. Following Ewart's admission that he had never heard of the Manx rabbit, Mr Cockerell explains to him that...
Dates: 20 March 1901