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Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

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 Alfred Keene, 04 August [1905]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/20
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Keene writes that the Government of India have lately purchased four stallions in order to try and breed zebrules but that Colonel Good has informed him that they have been unable to get the zebras to serve the young mares. He asks for Ewart's advice and for his recommendations on horse breeding books.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 04 August [1905]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Andrew Linton, 06 August 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/83
Scope and Contents

Linton writes that he has heard from Sir Clement that Ewart is to send them two stallions. He hopes that the horses will pay proper attention to the zebras and asks whether they will be well enough trained to be shipped out (to South-East Africa) in September.

Dates: 06 August 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Andrew Linton, 20 August 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/42
Scope and Contents

Linton thanks Ewart for his kindness to him and his staff in letting them see how Ewart manages. He confirms arrangements for the shipping of some stallions.

Dates: 20 August 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cannington of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 24 November 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/40
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Cannington informs Ewart that the Development Commissioners are prepared to recommend that £40,000 annual grant be made for the encouragement of light horse breeding in Great Britain. He requests that Ewart serve on the Advisory Council of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries and outlines their proposals for use of the money, namely as the payment of premiums to stallion owners.

Dates: 24 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 26 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/8
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Hagenbeck informs Ewart that the hybrids for the English government left Hamburg in good health, and he expects they will arrive in India in good condition. He states that 'Matopo' (a zebra stallion) is in his possession again (after being returned by a seller) but he has not been able to find a fault with him.

Dates: 26 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 06 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/30
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck states that he would like to buy some more of Ewart's zebra hybrids to get them in harness. He offers to exchange his Korea stallion for Ewart's two Shetland stallions, and asks how many mares he thinks a good zebra stallion could cover in a year. He also asks Ewart to recommend him some people who wish to buy zebras for breeding purposes and asks if Ewart could let him have 'Romulus' and the sister of an Exmoor hybrid, born 1901, in exchange for some of his zebras. He comments...
Dates: 06 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 April 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/41
Scope and Contents

Hagenbeck mentions the zebras he has in exchange for 'Romulus' or the Exmoor hybrid and states that he is surprised to find that some people at the London Zoo consider the Przewalski's horse to be a mule. He states that he has sold 'Matopo' to Arthur Yates, refers to the Kiang pony and Korea stallion which he is trying to sell and writes of his anticipated delivery of East African zebras which he will train to harness.

Dates: 08 April 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 08 April 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/30
Scope and Contents Hagenbeck thanks Ewart for sending the photographs of 'Remus' and a black hybrid mare, along with an estimated cost for the pair. He asks if Ewart could send him the stallion which is for Henry Fairfield Osborn in New York, as he wishes to combine the shipping with some animals of his own. He adds that he now has a pair of Chapman's zebras, which he is sending from Hamburg to India. He would like to negotiate the sale of two Java ponies to Ewart in exchange for a stallion and two Shetland...
Dates: 08 April 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Carl Hagenbeck, 07 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/55
Scope and Contents

Hagenbeck invites Ewart to exchange two Shetland ponies for the Korean pony in his charge, which he believes would make an exellent breeding stallion.

Dates: 07 July 1902