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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Hay Pressing, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of men using a machine to press hay in [South Africa] in the early 20th century.
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 07 February 1903
Scope and Contents Ridgeway thanks Ewart for the photograph of a pony's head. He asserts that the conclusion that no asses had evolved west of the Nile is incorrect and cites a renowned Arab historian and geographer, Al-Masudi. He mentions the appearance of curiously striped wild asses in the province of Nubia, on the West side of the Nile. Ridgeway discusses the implications of the infiltration of asses into this area and explores its possible origins. He states that he is writing to Walter Burton Harris, who he...
Dates: 07 February 1903
Note of a cure for falling sickness, September 1909
Scope and Contents Note which states that sacrificing a black cat or a black cock is a cure for falling sickness [epilepsy]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1909