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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 05 March 1903
Scope and Contents Ridgeway thanks Ewart for a block that he has lent him and says that he is at last returning Salensky's paper. He states that he is gratified to find that the tarpan is an original wild Equid and not a feral horse. He asks if Ewart has any data about Cossack ponies, which he supposes are more or less mixed like the Shetlands, and wonders if Ewart has any questions about Barbary horses for Walter Harris, with whom Ridgeway has been in touch. He then goes on to mention early Greek sources for the...
Dates: 05 March 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Ridgeway, 05 November 1904
Scope and Contents Ridgeway states that he will leave room in his paper for Ewart's new-found reference to the habitat of Ward's zebra. He seeks Ewart's advice on various unidentified horse skulls in the museum in Cambridge. He states that, as Bateson considers it unlikely that any Mendelian study on horses or other large mammals will take place in Cambridge, this could strengthen Ewart's case with the Board of Agriculture on establishing a research station. He mentions the skins of Ward's zebras which are being...
Dates: 05 November 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir William Turner, 22 December 
Scope and Contents Turner thanks Ewart for his monograph on the development of the horse, and hopes that he has the material to continue to trace this development through further stages.
The year is not written on the letter.
The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 22 December 
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Spencer Ewart, 17 July 1914
Scope and Contents Spencer Ewart thanks Ewart for his paper on the wild ancestors on the domestic sheep and writes that he is returning the paper applying to be made a Fellow of the Zoological Society of Scotland.
Dates: 17 July 1914
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from T.A Bradford, 12 October 1920
Scope and Contents Bradford thanks Ewart for his letter. He has received Ewart's paper and he will communicate any useful results he obtains.
Dates: 12 October 1920
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from the editor of the Scottish Journal of Agriculture, 17 January 1924
Scope and Contents The Editor writes that Crew has suggested that Ewart contribute an article to the Journal on the subject of sheep breeding in Australia and New Zealand.
Dates: 17 January 1924
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 20 March 1901
Scope and Contents Cockerell thanks Ewart for the photographs of the Arab and Roman-nosed horses, and a paper on Connemara ponies. He describes the doubling of the sale price of horses due to British government agents buying up western ponies wholesale to ship to South Africa. He advises that, if the ponies are shipped to London on the way, Ewart might get the chance to examine and buy any horse he wanted. Following Ewart's admission that he had never heard of the Manx rabbit, Mr Cockerell explains to him that...
Dates: 20 March 1901
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, with enclosed letter from Edward Allen Clemens, 26 January 1902
Scope and Contents Cockerell writes that he is enclosing E.A Clemens' letter and asks Ewart to write to Clemens and to send him a set of his papers on horses. He also states that he is not hopeful of getting help from the Agricultural Experiment Station with their proposed research involving horse skulls. The enclosed letter to Cockerell from Clemens, dated 24 January 1902, replies to Cockerell's request for information about the typical markings to be found on a dun stallion. Clemens states that he...
Dates: 26 January 1902
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas H. Dale, 06 March 1904
Scope and Contents Dale, writing from South Africa, enquires about Ewart's zebra hybrids and questions whether they 'are not the transport animal of the future', particularly with regard to South Africa. He states his intention to induce the Department of Agriculture of the colony in the Transvaal to experiment with different zebra hybrids and would be glad of any advice Ewart can give. He asks if Ewart can send him a replacement copy of the illustrated catalogue for the York Agricultural Show (1900). He asks...
Dates: 06 March 1904
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Thomas Vale, 13 January 1926
Scope and Contents Vale asks Ewart to return all of the enclosures of correspondence he sent him concerning the improvement of wool in New Zealand.
Dates: 13 January 1926