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Willey requests Ewart's views of his own cross-breeding experiments for an article which Willey plans to write about various types of hybrids.
Willoughby, who signs himself 'Middleton', thanks Ewart for sending him his paper. He comments on the retreat of the ponies belonging to the Ross Mountain Battery from the Dardanelles. He heard from the director of army remounts that when the Lovat scouts were dismounted all their mates were returned to Scotland and sold at various places.
Bryans writes regarding Ewart's article 'Zebras, Horses and Hybrids' which has prompted him to mention a supposed case of telegony between two dogs.
Leach thanks Ewart for the book on the development of the horse. He wonders why mares even after foaling do not get stinted so easily in cold weather as in mild, and why maiden mares do not come into season or get in foal until the end of March or early April and postulates that the cold retards development.
Smith asks Ewart's permission to use some photographs of zebrules and a picture of Ewart at his house in Penicuik for her magazine article. She also wishes to obtain Baron de Parana's address.
Smith states that she is returning some of the photographs which Ewart lent her for publication (photographs not present). She has placed an article about the zebra hybrids in The World's Work and will be preparing one for The Country Gentleman. She asks Ewart for further information about the zebrules, which she hears are also being bred in South Australia, and asks for permission to use more of Ewart's photographs.
Malcolm thanks Ewart for sending him 'The Multiple Origin of Horses and Ponies' and enquires about the breeding of zebras and whether or not they can be crossed with donkeys. He complains at the loss of a costly donkey stallion on his property in Jamaica and hopes that some of his offspring may survive to make up for the loss.
Lankester thanks Ewart for the proof of his 'horse paper' and reports that he is setting up a complete skeleton of a Przewalski's horse from Woburn. He asks Ewart to tell Mr Linton to send the Roman horse to him at the British Museum.
The year is not written on the letter.
Lönnberg thanks Ewart and his wife for their hospitality to him during his recent visit and states that he is sending Ewart some papers on veterbrates which might be of interest to him. He describes a horse skull which has been dug up in Stockholm at the site of the Battle of Brunkeberg, fought between Denmark and Sweden in 1471.
Parker enquires whether Ewart would like to contribute an article on Connemara ponies to the magazine the The County Gentleman.