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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cannington of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 24 November 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/40
Scope and Contents Cannington informs Ewart that the Development Commissioners are prepared to recommend that £40,000 annual grant be made for the encouragement of light horse breeding in Great Britain. He requests that Ewart serve on the Advisory Council of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries and outlines their proposals for use of the money, namely as the payment of premiums to stallion owners.
Dates: 24 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 24 June 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/28
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips notes that, in the agenda for the next 'Advisory Council' meeting, the Board of Agriculture scheme for the purchase of brood mares will be coming up for discussion, and hopes for Ewart's support of his opinions.
Dates: 24 June 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 11 March 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/13
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips writes that he agrees Phillpotts-Williams is in too much of a hurry due to fear that others 'will forestall him in taking the lead'. He feels that the Board of Agriculture's policy is the wrong one and emphasises the importance of scientific research in agriculture.
Dates: 11 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