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Scope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Coat colour of animals

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John McKinnon, 10 November 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/88
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McKinnon states that no ponies of the type that Ewart described can be found on the islands of Mingulay and Barra. He has been able to secure a mare foal, one of the first real Barra breed to be seen for a long time. He adds that he can secure two differently-coloured Barra ponies for him.

Dates: 10 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John P. Hughs, 10 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/56
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Hughs writes regarding details of some pheasants that he is sending to Ewart, outling their physical characteristics and colouring.

Dates: 10 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John T. Mackenzie, 05 October 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/109
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Mackenzie writes that he is glad the St Kilda ewe arrived with Ewart safely. He states that as far as he knows the Skye pony is extinct and reports that his black mare has foaled.

Dates: 05 October 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 29 March 1906

Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/6
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Hope writes that she can let Ewart have the yellow hare as soon as he likes and encourages him to start his crossing experiments as soon as possible.

Dates: 29 March 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Estella Mary Hope, 08 August 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/36
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Hope thanks Ewart for his letter concerning the chestnuts (callosities) on the pony 'Vulcan' and 'Odin' and confirms that the pony 'Thorean' has no sign of hind chestnuts or ergots. She reports that they were much taken with Ewart's yellow Highland pony's colour at the show.

Dates: 08 August 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Charles R. Haveley, 08 March 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/12
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Haveley reports that he failed to persuade his Committee about the bay Shales and complains of lack of scientific support on his Committee, especially concerning the pedigrees of horses. He asks Ewart's advice on the horse 'Snowflake'. He is still making enquiries about Findon Shales.

Dates: 08 March 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Charles R. Haveley, 19 March 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/14
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Haveley thanks Ewart for his advice on selecting the most suitable stallion for their pack mares and states that he would like to get a better understanding of Mendelism. He describes his experience with different breeds of horses in the army. He is making enquiries about the Goonhilly breed of pony in Cornwall, and is going to East Cornwall to see some dun mares that have been offered him.

Dates: 19 March 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Charles R. Haveley, 13 April 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/21
Scope and Contents Haveley describes his recent travels around Devon searching for pack horses and provides details on a pack stallion, although he is convinced that the Board of Agriculture will not buy him for the County. He proposes to gather together the names of men interested in horse breeding to purchase him, and also 10 to 15 of the best old pack mares. He is convinced that in six years time there will be a great demand for pack stallions by the Board of Agriculture and foreign governments. He reports...
Dates: 13 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant Colonel N. Naski (in old German), with modern typed transcription, 01 December 1897

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/16
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Naski discusses the patterns and colouring of foals hide in comparison with that of their parents and with respect to different breeds and the progeny of hybridisation experiments. He concludes that in most cases, stripes on the foals shoulders and legs tend to disappear when these horses reach maturity. Stripes are most common with white horses and are conversely very rare with brown ones.

Dates: 01 December 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-General Walter Norris Congreve, [c. July 1905]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/18
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Congreve writes that he has been put in touch with Ewart by Colonel Spencer Ewart. He describes the small herd of wild white cattle at Chartley which had been sold to the Duke of Bedford by Chartley's previous owner. Congreve wishes to introduce fresh blood into the herd in order to rescue dwindling numbers, and asks for Ewart's advice.

Letter is undated but it is assumed to date from shortly after the letter to Ewart from Spencer Ewart at Coll-14/9/11/12.

Dates: [c. July 1905]