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Copy of a minute from the Edinburgh University and College of Agriculture Joint Committee on Research in Animal Breeding, 12 June 1914
Scope and Contents The minute records a letter from the Secretary to the Development Commission which requests that the Committee remodel the scheme of experiments submitted with their application in order to convert it into a unified scheme of research. There is also a motion from Ewart that an Executive Committee be appointed to receive, allocate and disburse grants from Government or other sources in aid of research in animal breeding, to select a Director and researchers and to approve schemes of research.
Dates: 12 June 1914
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cannington of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 24 November 1910
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
Scope and Contents Douglas agrees with Ewart that funding would not be forthcoming from the Development Commissioners at present. Although he is in favour of the Highland and Agricultural Society supporting Ewart's work, he fears that the Directors will not agree, as at present they are disinclined to spend the Society's money on purely scientific research. However, if Ewart puts in an application, he will do his best for it in the Committee.
Dates: 21 March 1916