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Scope and Contents Ewart writes from Lerwick, Shetland, that he would be happy to arrange to keep the 15 ewes and lambs at Fairslacks for a year at a fair price, although it will be best not to add to the permanent stock until the farm is taken over by the University in October or November that year. At an exhibition on Shetland he saw a ewe as small as the one in the British Museum from Papa Stour with goat-like horns and a very short tail, as well as a hornless, short-tailed ewe with white patches at Foula;...
Dates: 12 August 1912
Scope and Contents Henderson writes that he is sending Ewart two photographs (photographs not present) of a cart used to carry Punjab sheep tails. He remarks that the tails are not as large as some of the ones he has seen.
Dates: 30 March 1914
Scope and Contents Henderson enquires whether Ewart received the photographs he sent of the Punjab large-tailed sheep. One of the carts used for carrying the sheep tails has now arrived in London, and he asks Ewart to confirm where he would like it to be sent.
Dates: 18 April 1914
Scope and Contents Lort writes that he has not yet been able to buy any Welsh ewes that have not been with a ram, but when he does he will send one with a 'Soa' ewe to Pocock and four to Ewart along with a Shropshire and St Kilda cross and Manx and St Kilda cross. He provides some information about the tails of various sheep breeds.
Dates: 06 November 1910
Scope and Contents Rider thanks Ewart for the letter and books and states that he will shortly send Ewart photographs of two Holstein-Jersey cross-bred heifers and a tail-less calf. He is interested in beginning experiments with Siberian sheep and hopes to be able to exchange ram lambs with Ewart. He wonders whether the Agricultural Society of Scotland would be willing to send some livestock reports to Syracuse University.
Dates: 09 January 1914
Scope and Contents Photograph of the tail of a wild horse from a hide.