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Scope Note: Created For = TD

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from G.P. Lort, 07 November 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/29
Scope and Contents Lort writes that the ewes for sale that were guaranteed barren had foot rot but that it is difficult to get young barren ewes at this time of year.
Dates: 07 November 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 13 June 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/59
Scope and Contents Ridgeway tells Ewart of a book Les Races Chevalines by Simonov and Moeder which deals especially with Russian breeds of horses. He also reports that his hybrids of Muscovy and Aylesbury ducks have proved sterile.
Dates: 13 June 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 23 September 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/16
Scope and Contents Blunt thanks Ewart for the photos of a zebra mule foal (presumably 'Romulus'). Also in the letter Blunt regrets the fact that he does not have another mule to give Ewart for his experiments. He apologises for the fact that 'Bernabit', the Arab mare he gave him, has been pronounced barren.
Dates: 23 September 1896

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 25 August 1896

Identifier: Coll-14/9/2/13
Scope and Contents Tegetmeier writes concerning mule mares. He also reports some 'gossip' about Dr Butler of the British Museum and his assertion in The Feathered World that he had seen two mules in foal in a drove of 50 in Spain, and the driver had told him mule mares were often infertile. Tegetmeier remarks 'That a man in his position should publish such nonsense is very unsatisfactory'.
Dates: 25 August 1896