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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Mather Jackson, 2nd Baronet, 09 February 1903
Scope and Contents Jackson writes that following the advertisement in The Field, he would be very glad to send Ewart a white cock pheasant. He also says that he would be willing to mate a white cock with a white hen for experimental purposes.
Dates: 09 February 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 06 January 1903
Scope and Contents Gladstone expresses his interest in Ewart's experiments with the speckled white female and white male birds. He recounts that Farnley Hall, Yorkshire had a large number of speckled pheasants. He offers Ewart some of the offspring from one of his own cross-breeding experiments.
Dates: 06 January 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 16 February 1903
Scope and Contents Gladstone writes that, having seen the advertisement in The Field, he would be pleased to give Ewart a white cock pheasant for his experiments, on condition that it is stuffed after death, and that any unusual offspring is sent to him for his own collection.
Dates: 16 February 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 03 March 1903
Scope and Contents Gladstone provides details about the shipment of the white cock pheasant he is sending to Ewart. He writes about his research on to what degree the male bird influences the stock produced by him and an unusual mate, and includes further details on the colours of various bird plumages.
Dates: 03 March 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 27 July 1904
Scope and Contents Gladstone enquires whether the white cock pheasant he sent to Ewart has been more successful this year. He asks that Ewart keep the bird until it dies or is killed, and then he should send it to J. Cullingford of the University Museum, Durham, where it will be stuffed. He offers Ewart a bird which he considers to resemble a bantam cock in return for Ewart's opinions as to its parentage.
Dates: 27 July 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hugh S. Gladstone, 10 August 1904
Scope and Contents Gladstone says he is pleased that the white cock pheasant has been of service to Ewart and states that he will gladly send him some of the presumed hybrids between a common hen and a pheasant if Ewart will give his opinion on them.
Dates: 10 August 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John McDonald, 18 February 1903
Scope and Contents McDonald recommends someone who might be able to provide Ewart with a white cock pheasant if he has not already had a reply and supplies details of one of his pony foals.
Dates: 18 February 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John P. Hughs, 10 July 1902
Scope and Contents Hughs writes regarding details of some pheasants that he is sending to Ewart, outling their physical characteristics and colouring.
Dates: 10 July 1902
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernard Tegetmeier, 31 January 1903
Scope and Contents Tegetmeier states that he will look out in The Field for any references to hare-rabbit hybrids, which he suspects are impossible. He also says he will place an advert in The Field for a white pheasant cock for Ewart and make enquiries about Dalmatian pups.
Dates: 31 January 1903
Lithograph of pheasants, 19th century
Scope and Contents Lithograph of pheasants by Sir Charles d'Oyly (torn in two).
Dates: 19th century