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Societies and Clubs

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles R. Heatley, 20 August 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/41
Scope and Contents Heatley provides details about the pack horse stallion 'Lord Nelson'. He reports that he has only been able to find in the district one Devon pack horse, plus a colt, to serve as a stud. He complains about the Board of Agriculture and proposes setting up a 'Pack Horse Association' among Devon gentlemen and farmers, and asks Ewart if he would care to join.
Dates: 20 August 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from F. Lort-Phillips, plus 2 typed copies, 04 January 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/5
Scope and Contents Lort-Phillips criticises the conduct of the Board of Agriculture for their collaboration with the Hunters Improvement Society in the army horse breeding scheme. He disparages the emphasis that has been placed on the Premium Thoroughbred horse, 'the wretched brutes that have done more harm to Light Horse Breeding than anything else.'

There are also two typed copies of the letter, presumably made at a later date.
Dates: 04 January 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 16 December 1924

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/30/11
Scope and Contents Wood writes from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries providing details of the investigations into the improvement of wool at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with the University of Leeds, the Woollen Research Association and the University College of North Wales. One item in the programme concerns the results of introducing Merino blood into certain British hill breeds. He states that in later crossings it may be desirable to use Australian or New Zealand merinos but for the...
Dates: 16 December 1924