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Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.H.K Mursenden, 11 February 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/5
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Leather requests that Ewart submit his article on the homozygous breeding and evolution of type connected with the attempts now being made by the Board of Agriculture concerning light horse breeding for national service.

Dates: 11 February 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.H.K Mursenden, 01 March 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/11
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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

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute, 10 May 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/4
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Crichton-Stuart, who signs himself 'Bute', writes that he was interested to hear of the results of Ewart's experiments with the crossbred fat-tailed sheep, and that he will look forward to reading Ewart's paper on the subject after the war. He asks Ewart whether the experiments have tended to strengthen Mendel's theories or not. He wishes he could be in Edinburgh but his military duties keep him in North Wales.

Dates: 10 May 1917

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 05 February 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/4
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Lort-Phillips provides comments on Ewart's treatise on 'eugenics and the breeding of light horses', which suggests ways in which funding from the Board of Agriculture should be used to approach such a scheme of breeding.

Dates: 05 February 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Frederick Lort-Phillips, 09 January 1916

Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/9
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Lort-Phillips writes that he found Ewart's paper to be interesting, although a lot of it was out of his reach. He comments on the theory that the horse passes through its various stages of evolution during gestation, and wonders if this is also applicable to humans.

Dates: 09 January 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Hammond, 19 July 1933

Identifier: Coll-14/9/38/4
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Hammond writes that he is sending a paper by a Hungarian who had studied in Edinburgh two years previously.He asks for Ewart's opinion on whether or not he considers it worth publishing.

Dates: 19 July 1933

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from J.U. Duerst, 14 February 1909

Identifier: Coll-14/9/15/3
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Duerst acknowledges receipt of Ewart's paper 'On skulls of horses from the Roman fort at Newstead' and states that he will send Ewart a copy of his own treatise on the animal remains from Anau when he has received it. He proposes that the desert horse from Anau must be the first domestic horse, or else the first desert or oriental horse.

Dates: 14 February 1909

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Charles R. Haveley, 14 February 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/6
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Haveley comments on Ewart's essay on scientific horse breeding, in relation to his own advocacy of the revival of the Devon pack horse and the work of the Board of Agriculture. He also comments on the Shales stud farm.

Dates: 14 February 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 29 March 1897

Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/2
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Cecil congratulates Ewart on his recent paper and remarks on the possible behavioural changes of mares resulting from being served in late April and early May and then turned out to soft grass at night. He believes the paper to be easily accessible to the layman and suggests publishing it in The Field and The Livestock.

The end of the letter appears to be wanting.

Dates: 29 March 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 23 February 1898

Identifier: Coll-14/9/4/4
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Cecil thanks Ewart for sending photographs and his paper. He goes on to complain of losing 7 mares and 11 foals the previous year to the strongylus parasite.

Dates: 23 February 1898