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Subject Source: Local sources
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 20 March 1901

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/8
Scope and Contents Cockerell thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Arab and Roman-nosed horses, and a paper on Connemara ponies. He describes the doubling of the sale price of horses due to British government agents buying up western ponies wholesale to ship to South Africa. He advises that, if the ponies are shipped to London on the way, Ewart might get the chance to examine and buy any horse he wanted. Following Ewart's admission that he had never heard of the Manx rabbit, Mr Cockerell explains to him that...
Dates: 20 March 1901

Potscard to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 12 February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/9
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that he wishes he could conduct experiments on horses in New Mexico as the conditions are very favourable. He mentions that Wilfred Blunt is also of the opinion that the native American horse may have lived to Columbian times. At present he is looking for mixed blood in the skulls of American horses. He points out that the old horses of Europe also had large heads. He also adds that he has found a copy of an aboriginal pictograph representing a man on a horse.
Dates: 12 February 1902