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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

Hunter Stallion, "Merry Matchmaker", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2164
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Hunter stallion, "Merry Matchmaker" standing in a field with a man in the early 20th century. The horse, bred by Donald Fraser of Tickford Park, Newport Pagnell, was foaled in 1899 and won many prizes including a first at the Hunters' Improvement Society London Show in 1902 and the gold medal at the Royal Lancashire Show in 1904.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Jack Donkey, "Malta Jack", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2257
Scope and Contents Photograph of the jack donkey, "Malta Jack" standing in front of a hay stack with a man holding its lead in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

"King's Courtship", Thoroughbred Stallion, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2161
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Thoroughbred stallion, "King's Courtship" that was the winner of the King's Champion Cup for the best Thouroughbred stallion at the Hunter Show at Islington in 1912.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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 James Cossar Ewart from A. Hayward, 10 January 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/3
Scope and Contents Hayward writes that he would like to capture some Burchell's zebras for his estate in South Africa and enquires whether a hybrid zebra and horse stallion would be fertile. He has heard that the Burchell's zebra mixes more freely with donkeys and mules than with horses.
Dates: 10 January 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A. Keene enclosing Major Richard Woodfield Fuller's report on zebrules used in Indian mountain artillery, 24 October 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/39
Scope and Contents Keene provides a summary of the reports, which conclude that the campaign in Tibet proved that the zebrules could not compete with ordinary mules. He asks if Ewart has any zebra stallions which the Indian Government could use for stud work and that he was unsuccessful in his application for Secretary of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. There are two reports on the zebrules' performance in Tibet from Major Fuller, one dated 16 April 1904 and the other 22 January 1905, both...
Dates: 24 October 1905

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, 01 April 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/7
Scope and Contents McHardy writes that he would be glad to let the stallion 'Braemore' visit Perthshire, presumably to serve as a stud.
Dates: 01 April 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander McHardy, 20 April 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/11
Scope and Contents McHardy writes that he will let Ewart have the stallion 'Braemore' for £20 before sending him to the Highland Show, and provides some background information about him.
Dates: 20 April 1907

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