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Animals--Transportation

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 191 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Mackenzie, 03 July 1914

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/17
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Mackenzie writes that it is now too late in the season to get 10 or 20 ewes from the island of Soay, but he would be able to issue instructions for the ewes to be removed in the summer of 1915. There is an embargo by the Board of Agriculture against the exportation of sheep from St Kilda due to scab, although Mackenzie asserts that scab has never existed on the island.

Dates: 03 July 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John McDonald, 30 May 1904

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/58
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McDonald proposes to give Ewart a grant of £10, on top of any grant that may be obtained from the Congested Districts Board, to pay the carriage of the pony to Keppoch and back, and for a man to attend him. He invites Ewart to his camp near Tain to see 'ponies from all parts'.

Dates: 30 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John McKinnon, 27 November 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/96
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McKinnon lists all the horses that he has for sale. He also states that he has entrusted a party on the Island of Mingulay to obtain some foals for him, which he would deliver to Oban if Ewart would like to purchase any.

Dates: 27 November 1902

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

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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 Harriet Grace Katherine Campbell, 03 July 1916

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/22/24
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Campbell writes that she and her husband are willing to donate the goose-swan hybrid to the Edinburgh Zoological Society and that she will wire the Secretary once it has been captured and brought to the Gardens. She invites Ewart to visit them at Garscube to see the birds on the river.

Dates: 03 July 1916

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lady Mary Estella Hope, 02 April 1906

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/7
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Hope writes that she will send the hare in a couple of days' time and provides some guidance on the handling and care of it.

Dates: 02 April 1906

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Edward Delaval Astley, 21st Baron Hastings, 13 January 1922

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/1
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Astley, who signs himself 'Hastings', provides some details about his flock of sheep, which he had originally believed to be Mouflon. He offers to send Ewart a horned or a hornless ewe next autumn so that the actual breed can be identified.

Dates: 13 January 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Albert Edward Delaval Astley, 21st Baron Hastings, 02 April 1922

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/5
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Astley, who signs himself 'Hastings', writes that he has caught up one of his rams by accident and could send it to Ewart if he wants to have it. He gives Ewart the choice of an old ram in full health, a two-year old or a yearling.

Dates: 02 April 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Grant Fraser-Tytler, 07 May 1908

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/14
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Fraser-Tytler states that he is sending Ewart the pedigrees and travelling particulars of the stallions which demonstrate how they are working in the district.

Dates: 07 May 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil, 01 December 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/81
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Cecil confirms details of the transport of the cow in calf to his Jersey bull from Southampton to Glasgow. They have nearly succeeded in altering the title of the stud book to the 'National British Pony Stud Book'. He wishes the Highland breeders would submit their entries, as he does not think it wise to have separate publications in England and Scotland.

Dates: 01 December 1912