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Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Stewart-Murray, 7th Duke of Atholl, 22 July 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/33
Scope and Contents Stewart-Murray asks where 'Braemore' will stay during the summer and winter and states that he will try and find a few mares to suit him. He wonders whether the Congested Districts Board or the Duke of Portland would take his stallion 'Bonnie Laddie'.
Dates: 22 July 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.R Campbell, 02 July 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/70
Scope and Contents Campbell writes that he is sending Ewart a copy of the Department of Agriculture's Live Stock Schemes for 1903/4 and a copy of the Department's Register of Stallions for 1904. He reports that the Department owns 20 stallions in the west of Ireland which are not eligible to serve nominated mares under the Department's General Horse Breeding Scheme. He reports that there are two stallions for sale on the Department's stud farm at Shankill near Dublin. Campbell invites Ewart to send a...
Dates: 02 July 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 10 March 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/31
Scope and Contents Hope provides details of the head sizes and callosities of some of her pony stallions.
Dates: 10 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope (incomplete), 17 February 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/23
Scope and Contents Hope reports that she has examined all of their 36 stallions for hind chestnut callosities and that all except one possess them. She also provides details about the head sizes of various stallions and mares.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.
Dates: 17 February 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Charles R. Haveley, 19 March 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/14
Scope and Contents Haveley thanks Ewart for his advice on selecting the most suitable stallion for their pack mares and states that he would like to get a better understanding of Mendelism. He describes his experience with different breeds of horses in the army. He is making enquiries about the Goonhilly breed of pony in Cornwall, and is going to East Cornwall to see some dun mares that have been offered him.
Dates: 19 March 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Charles R. Haveley, 13 April 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/21
Scope and Contents Haveley describes his recent travels around Devon searching for pack horses and provides details on a pack stallion, although he is convinced that the Board of Agriculture will not buy him for the County. He proposes to gather together the names of men interested in horse breeding to purchase him, and also 10 to 15 of the best old pack mares. He is convinced that in six years time there will be a great demand for pack stallions by the Board of Agriculture and foreign governments. He reports...
Dates: 13 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Grant Fraser-Tytler, 07 May 1908

Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/14
Scope and Contents Fraser-Tytler states that he is sending Ewart the pedigrees and travelling particulars of the stallions which demonstrate how they are working in the district.
Dates: 07 May 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 06 October 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/17
Scope and Contents Cecil thanks Ewart for updating him on news of the development of the foal 'Romulus', particularly the changes in the colour of its coat. He describes a pony stallion called Lord Ronald that his father once bought 'of the same breed as my stallion Highland Laddie years and years ago but no-one can trace it ever going to Rum.' He also remarks 'what you say about artificial fertilisation is most interesting and I am awaiting news of your Faroe Iceland pony most anxiously'.
Dates: 06 October 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 11 July 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/74
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he will get his mares home with 'Duchess' and 'En Labi' from Dumfries. He reports that he has now caught the Connemara stallion which he is happy to exchange for Ewart's grey. His guinea pig experiments crossing a red with a brown have produced one curious result but the rest are uninteresting.
Dates: 11 July 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 22 September 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/40
Scope and Contents Cecil writes that he thinks the Congested Districts Board pony stud 'an unqualified success' and believes the concept could be extended to other animals such as bulls and sheep. He believes there are around 20 stallions running wild on Barra and wishes Lady Gordon Cathcart would exert her influence to rectify this.
Dates: 22 September 1907