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Scope and Contents Murray accepts Ewart's offer of two Siberian rams and hopes Ewart will be able to assist in finding a merchant for the Highland pony stallion. He thanks Ewart for recommending someone to weave the wool.
Dates: 07 October 1925
Scope and Contents Crichton-Stuart reports that the Shetland-Siberian sheep are doing well. About half of this year's lambs have the long wool and he proposes keeping one ram. As the breeding season is approaching he suggests meeting with Ewart in Edinburgh to discuss arrangements.
Dates: 27 September 1914
Scope and Contents Crichton-Stuart thanks Ewart for the book on the Shetland pony and the report on different wools. He believes the intermediate ram with the dark coloured wool is the type to breed to. He will send Ewart the curly ram along with the other Siberian animals.
Dates: 23 October 1914
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
Scope and Contents Prawochenski thanks Ewart for the trouble he has taken in arranging his paper for publishing and apologises for his bad English. He confirms that Ewart's paper concerning wool which was sent for the International Congress of Agriculture in 1925 will be published.
Dates: 17 November 1925
Scope and Contents Prawochenski thanks Ewart for the information concerning the types of sheep skulls. He confirms that Ewart's paper on Polish wool, which he delivered at the 1925 International Congress of Agriculture, is nearly printed. His colleague Kaczkowski is finding Ewart's study of the embryological development of sheep valuable for his own work.
Dates: 14 April 1927
Scope and Contents Prawochenski sends his best wishes to Mrs Ewart, who has been ill. He sends further information about his colleague Kaczkowski concerning his investigations into wool.
Dates: 25 June 1927
Scope and Contents Prawochenski asks whether Ewart received his letter outlining Kaczkowski's researches on wool.He hopes to attend the 'Vererbungsvissenschaft Congress' in Berlin but he is encountering some opposition towards Polish attendees. He provides details about 'most terrible scenes of atrocity' on the streets of Vienna and is concerned for the consequences of Communist propaganda not being controlled.
Dates: 23 July 1927
Scope and Contents Alexander is relieved that Elwes enjoyed inspecting his sheep, although he considers Elwes' aim of trying to manufacture a breed of sheep with the hardiness of Welsh and the size and fleece of Lincoln longwools to be an impossibility. He reports the birth of a fat-tailed ram lamb out of his best ewe. Ewart should treat Mr [Guracy?]'s letter with caution, as he is an untrained observer and Alexander has known him to make errors.
Dates: 01 May 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander asks whether Ewart still has the Przewalski's colt, as his own colt is ill. He reports that his various sheep flocks are looking their best, and that he wishes Ewart would try on Mendelian lines to get rid of the wool on tame sheep by crossing with wild ones.
Dates: 08 November 1911