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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 23 October 1911
Scope and Contents Alexander makes arrangements for meeting Ewart and states that his zebra bull will be at Ewart's service if there is a decent summer. He has two white bulls for sale, and complains that Elwes will not return his sheep crates.
Dates: 23 October 1911
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 01 June 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander thanks Ewart for sending him the pony, and asks his age. He also requests Elwes' address to thank him for sending him one of his papers on sheep. He asks if he thinks Lord Arthur Cecil would join the 'Menagerie Club', as they hope to be able to put on a show and exhibit some hybrids the following year.
Dates: 01 June 1912
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 31 August 1912
Scope and Contents Alexander writes concerning transport arrangements for the sheep he is sending to Ewart. He also offers to send him a piebald ram lamb.
Dates: 31 August 1912
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 22 June 1914
Scope and Contents Alexander writes concerning arrangements for transporting sheep to Ewart. He tells Ewart how many sheep will be coming and also offers him his hybrid Urial flock.
Dates: 22 June 1914
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 15 July 1915
Scope and Contents Alexander gives instructions for Ewart to return the pony to him and comments that due to the war his stock is greatly reduced. He provides details of the offspring of a piebald mare which he considers to be breeding very oddly.
Dates: 15 July 1915
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Clement Lloyd Hill, 30 July 1903
Scope and Contents Hill wonders if Ewart will be able to arrange to send the horses out (to Africa) in early September and who should be sent along to accompany them. He refers Ewart to the recent appointment of a bacteriologist to the medical staff of the Foreign Office in East Africa who would be well placed to study 'the [Tsetse] fly question.'
Dates: 30 July 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Clement Lloyd Hill, 13 August 1903
Scope and Contents Hill congratulates Ewart on the offspring of some of his animals. He tells him that he has asked Andrew Linton to visit him and confirm details about the potential shipment of animals to Africa. He encourages Ewart to write to Nature about his current work.
Dates: 13 August 1903
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir James Reid, 13 June 1900
Scope and Contents Reid writes regarding the Queen's zebras, and in particular a male zebra which had recently died in the care of Sir Fleetwood Edwards. London Zoo should have been contacted and the Queen as a result is annoyed. He requests that Ewart look at the animal in London with a view to its removal to Windsor Castle where it will be buried, and also to suggest any special treatment that it might require.
Dates: 13 June 1900
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Walter Peacock, 23 September 1916
Scope and Contents Peacock writes that it is doubtful whether any of the Devon pack horse breed remains, and provides details about the Norfolk-Roadster stallion that they have been breeding from instead. He also describes several other horses on the Duchy estate. He thanks Ewart for his information on the Percheron breed, although there are difficulties with importing horses from France at present. He would be most grateful if Ewart could advise on any peculiarites to look out for in the horses in the...
Dates: 23 September 1916
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from T I Maughan and Co. Limited, 16 July 1903
Scope and Contents The auctioneers inform Ewart that they have been unable to find him a stallion or mare of the colour Ewart requires and without chestnut callosities, but that they will inspect the new shipment of dun ponies coming from the north of Iceland for suitable specimens.
Dates: 16 July 1903