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Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frederick Stringer Wrench, 25 February 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/11
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Wrench explains that at his stud farm they have 15 Connemara pony mares (nine of which are in foal to an Arab and two to a Connemara stallion) and two Erris ponies (in foal to a thoroughbred). This season they plan to mix the pairings and the results of the couplings will be carefully monitored. He believes that the Arab is an exceptional horse, bettered only by the winner at the Paris Exhibition. He adds that Wilfred Blunt's pony that competed against it looked quite plain in comparison.

Dates: 25 February 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from George A. Oliphant, 01 March 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/8
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Oliphant writes that he will communicate further with Ewart about the Indian cattle. He dispatched the Przewalski's mare and hybrid filly to Claud Alexander, but the stallion could not be sent due to being too violent.

Dates: 01 March 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 28 March 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/26
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Osborn writes regarding the Shetland stallion that he had asked Ewart to purchase for him. He requests that the stallion be shipped from Glasgow to New York with Anchor Line and requests that if the pony should die en route, that his body be preserved. He also provides details of his striped dun which is being shipped East.

Dates: 28 March 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 02 February 1921

Identifier: Coll-14/9/27/1
Scope and Contents Osborn writes that he has not heard from Ewart for years, despite his own letters to him. He reminds him about his promise of securing the original Celtic horse as the type specimen of Equus caballus celticus for the Museum. He reports that the little stallion Ewart sent to the Museum shows around 95% Celtic characters, and enquires whether Ewart knows of a pure little Celtic mare they could import for breeding purposes. He has been corresponding with Breuil about...
Dates: 02 February 1921

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Henriques, 23 March 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/9
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Henriques writes regarding the procurement of a yellow dun coloured stallion for breeding purposes, having been unable to find a suitable specimen in his native Norway.

Dates: 23 March 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J A.B Freeland, 08 September 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/97
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The agents write that the sailing of the ship 'The Duke of Norfolk' was postponed, and ask Ewart to arrange for two stallions to be despatched to the Albert Docks the following week.

Dates: 08 September 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J. Campbell Murray, 07 October 1925

Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/13
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Murray accepts Ewart's offer of two Siberian rams and hopes Ewart will be able to assist in finding a merchant for the Highland pony stallion. He thanks Ewart for recommending someone to weave the wool.

Dates: 07 October 1925

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.A Ranald MacDonald, 22 July 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/34
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MacDonald states that he does not require the young stallion back and asks Ewart to let him know if anyone wishes to buy another of his stallions. He speculates that the Congested Districts Board might pay him a premium for the use of either of his stallions as studs to the crofters' ponies.

Dates: 22 July 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Graham, 02 February 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/7
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Graham informs Ewart that he intends to sell his stallion and asks him to let him know if he is still interested in acquiring it.

Dates: 02 February 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 06 March 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/15
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Forsyth states that he will be unable to go to Pitlochry to see some stallions. He hopes to see Ewart at the Polo Show later that week.

Dates: 06 March 1902