Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Coat colour of animals
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Scope and Contents France writes that he hopes Ewart gets one of Mr Allies' pigeons. He mentions Henry Robinson's views of the Connemara, and the breeding history of a dun mare purchased by Ewart.
Dates: 16 February 1901
Scope and Contents Forsyth instructs Ewart not to answer the recent letter in The Oban Times from a J. Macleod. He reports that Maclean of Nunton wants £25 to £30 premium for his stallion to serve in Benbecula but he has instructed the office of the Congested Districts Board not to offer more than £10. He is buying the yellow dun mare from Ritchie and will send for the Connemara pony. He concludes that there will be no Scottish Land Legislation this year.
Dates: 27 March 1908
Scope and Contents Forsyth writes that Arthur Cecil will send his horse to Benbecula or South Uist. He has seen the negative letter from Calgary and encourages Ewart to make a reply if he thinks fit. He has forwarded Pipon's letter to the Secretary of State for Scotland with a suggestion that the Congested District Board and War Office now cooperate. He would like the yellow dun mare to go to Monkstadt (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board), perhaps in exchange for the two-year old filly from...
Dates: 02 April 1908
Scope and Contents Robertson writes that he is enclosing a reply to Professor Wilson which he has sent to be printed in Nature (reply not present). He does not see why Wilson considers himself superior in questions relating to the pigmentary character of the Equidae, as Robertson has noticed many errors in Wilson's own work in his paper on coat colour now before the Royal Dublin Society.
Dates: 26 November 1910
Scope and Contents Mursenden thanks Ewart for the article he sent for publication in The Foxhound. He had urged Colonel Haveley to consider the bay Shales rather than the grey Findon Shales due to the colour, and provides details about the hardiness of the latter.
Dates: 01 March 1912
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 Campbell wonders if Ewart could advise on where to get a pure Soay ram. He writes that when he was at Ailsa Craig the previous year, the Mouflon had seemingly got hold of the sheep there, as all the rams he could see were large and heavy with a distinct Mouflon crest of hair.
Dates: 28 April 1931
Scope and Contents McDonald enquires where he might obtain a dun pony stallion and makes remarks about some of his own horses.
Dates: 13 October 1902
Scope and Contents McDonald recommends someone who might be able to provide Ewart with a white cock pheasant if he has not already had a reply and supplies details of one of his pony foals.
Dates: 18 February 1903
Scope and Contents McDonald reports that he and his brother are quite ready to begin experiments with the dun five year-old pony stallion and makes arrangements to visit Ewart briefly on his way to London.
Dates: 28 April 1904