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Scope and Contents McDonald proposes to give Ewart a grant of £10, on top of any grant that may be obtained from the Congested Districts Board, to pay the carriage of the pony to Keppoch and back, and for a man to attend him. He invites Ewart to his camp near Tain to see 'ponies from all parts'.
Dates: 30 May 1904
Scope and Contents Cecil makes arrangements to stay with Ewart and reports on his meeting with Schofield and his critique of the latter's report. He suggests that the government funds a horse-breeding scheme, purchase the offspring and encourage landowners to breed army horses from selected native mares.
Dates: 16 July 1908
Scope and Contents Croom writes that he will do his best in support of Ewart, and remarks how wrong it is that men of science should not only have to do the work, but also to find the means. He states that he will write to the Duke of Portland and any others who may be able to help, and asks for a few copies of Ewart's appeal.
Dates: 23 December 1910
Scope and Contents Greig writes that the Development Commissioners are to meet the Board of Agriculture and representatives of the cattle breeding societies to discuss their scheme. They are proposing to set aside £200 a year to pay for Ewart's travelling expenses and for small experiments which he might conduct for the Board with cattle and sheep. He also proposes to name Ewart as an adviser.
Dates: 11 February 1913
Scope and Contents Schafer writes that they ought to come to a decision about the directorship as soon as possible, and that Ewart was to have written a proposed scheme. He emphasises that the Committee would push for a full time director and doubts if the University would relieve Ewart of his duties sufficiently to allow him to take over the directorship.
Dates: 28 March 1915
Scope and Contents Gibson-Carmichael states that he is enclosing a cheque to enable Ewart to pay for an assistant for the year.
Dates: 01 June 1900
Scope and Contents Ridgeway reports that he has seen Shipley about the ponies and encloses his letter (not present). He arranges to meet Ewart in London and hopes that he will get a grant from the London committee.
Dates: 11 August 1904
Scope and Contents Ridgeway writes that he is pleased that Ewart plans to go to Mexico to see the mustangs and states that he has full historical details about the horses which the Spaniards took to North America. He will insert Ewart's remarks regarding 'stockings' colouration into the draft of his book and refers to the death of Matthew Horace Hayes. Ridgeway states that while he is happy to write in support of Ewart's application for £300 from the Carnegie Institute, he recommends that his case might...
Dates: 05 September 1904
Scope and Contents Ridgeway responds to some of Ewart's comments on his proofs by writing that he will check the details of the zebra hybrid, and enquires about the date Spanish blood was introduced into the Hebrides in the eighteenth century. He reports that he has written to Osborn at the Carnegie Trust in favour of Ewart's grant proposal and that he will source some other potential funders while he is in Ireland.
Dates: 12 September 1904
Scope and Contents Ridgeway apologises for losing Ewart's manuscript. He reports on his visits to potential funders in Ireland and describes 'a young Mendelian' called Lock who has just been elected a fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge,
Dates: 26 October 1904