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Military Service

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from C.C Hurst, 22 December 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/25
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Hurst requests a copy of Ewart's paper on the Development of the Horse. He has been 'soldiering' since August 1914 and has not had time to keep up with developments in experimental work.

Dates: 22 December 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Hubert Massey Whittell, 19 August 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/86
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Whittell introduces himself as one of Ewart's old Zoology students in the summer session of 1900. He asks if Ewart could enquire on his behalf whether the University of Edinburgh would consider Whittell's medical examinations as equivalent to those required for entry into the militia.

Dates: 19 August 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute, 10 May 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/4
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Crichton-Stuart, who signs himself 'Bute', writes that he was interested to hear of the results of Ewart's experiments with the crossbred fat-tailed sheep, and that he will look forward to reading Ewart's paper on the subject after the war. He asks Ewart whether the experiments have tended to strengthen Mendel's theories or not. He wishes he could be in Edinburgh but his military duties keep him in North Wales.

Dates: 10 May 1917