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Scope and Contents Alexander asks whether Ewart still has the Przewalski's colt, as his own colt is ill. He reports that his various sheep flocks are looking their best, and that he wishes Ewart would try on Mendelian lines to get rid of the wool on tame sheep by crossing with wild ones.
Dates: 08 November 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he has not got another Przewalski's horse so far and the mares are not in foal. He has informed Colonel Oliphant of this. He is disappointed at his cross-bred lambs but the Africans and the fat tails are better. He asks whether Ewart has got permission from the Board of Agriculture to use his fat-tailed ram.
Dates: 16 May 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that the Przewalski's mare has foaled, although he would have preferred a colt to a filly. He supposes the other foal will turn out to be a light bay without black legs.
Dates: 01 June 1913
Scope and Contents Ridgeway thanks Ewart for his comments about his own thoughts on the thoroughbred horse. Ridgeway hopes to have the paper printed by January 1903. He believes the Nisaean (or Caspian) breed owed its superiority and size to the crossing of Libyan blood with Asiatic. His paper also discusses the portrayal of small-headed horses portrayed by the cavemen of France. At present, his research revolves around the Norwegian pony with a stripe on its back. He is also greatly interested in Ewart's study...
Dates: 09 December 1902
Scope and Contents Salensky states that a decision will be made regarding the purchase of the Przewalski's horse on the return of the President.
Dates: 29 November 1902
Scope and Contents Ridgeway offers his opinions on Ewart's 'excellent paper'. He states that he is sceptical as to the accuracy of cave drawings of horses, but is glad that Ewart expresses doubts as to the domestication of the horse. He recommends that Ewart provide explicitly the evidence of orseus remains from La Monthe, and is unsure about the claim that there are two different stocks in Arabian horses. He enquires as to the relative sizes of the ergots (growths) in Ewart's Mongolian pony and Przewalski's...
Dates: 06 March 1904
Scope and Contents Salensky says that he has forwarded Ewart's letter asking for the photographs he requested to the new Director of the Zoological Museum. He also asks Ewart to return him the cliches to his work on the Przewalski's horse, if Ewart's translation has not yet appeared.
Dates: 26 February 1909