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Found in 191 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 20 March 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/8
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, 22 July 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/60
Scope and Contents

Cockerell comments on correspondence recently received from E.A Clemens relating to proposed breeding experiments with ponies in an attempt to develop a hardy type fit for prairie or desert conditions, with the intention of shipping them out to Ewart.

Dates: 22 July 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from T.M.A White, 13 November 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/14
Scope and Contents

White writes that he has managed to get nine ewes which he thinks ought to suit Ewart, and provides details about the wool and transportation of them.

The bottom half of the page has been torn off so there is some text missing.

Dates: 13 November 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from T.M.A White, 24 November 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/15
Scope and Contents

White provides details for identifying the Moorit sheep that have been sent to Ewart.

Dates: 24 November 1922

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Viscountess Rachel Mary Lumley Godolphin de Montmorency, 09 March [1906]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/5
Scope and Contents

de Montmorency, who signs herself 'R. Frankfort' writes that she will send Ewart her Arab pony 'Mafdood' [?], as her brother is shutting his stables.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 09 March [1906]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from W.A Byrne, 29 April 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/48
Scope and Contents

Byrne enquires how Ewart wishes the pony yearling to be sent to him and asks him to delay deciding on a sire for his mare until Ewart has seen the yearling. He encourages Ewart to try to get all the medals he can for Connemara ponies at the forthcoming Polo Pony Society show.

Dates: 29 April 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Gordon, 27 September 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/48
Scope and Contents

Gordon hopes that the ewe and spotted lamb arrived safely in Leith. He provides details about the price his lambs fetched in Aberdeen. He writes that he is going on with the excavation of the Brough and has found some stone implements as well as the bones of horses, cattle and sheep, which he offers to send to Ewart for investigation.

Dates: 27 September 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Gordon, 17 August 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/7
Scope and Contents

Gordon writes that he would like to purchase a pure Siberian ram from Ewart, his last one having died through fighting. He suggests that Ewart makes enquiries concerning the transportation of the ram by steamer from Leith to Shetland. He reports that he has got an excellent crop of Shetland lambs and offers to send Ewart any that may be of interest.

Dates: 17 August 1917

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Gordon, 01 October 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/8
Scope and Contents

Gordon writes that unfortunately nobody in the district is selling a Shetland heifer in calf, but that he would be willing to put an advertisement in the Shetland News for Ewart. He reports that he doesn't have any crosses between Blackface tups and Moorit ewes, but that he will set aside any long-woolled Moorits he comes across for Ewart. He also offers to send him a white pure Shetland tup lamb with three horns.

Dates: 01 October 1917

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Gray Hogarth, 12 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/115
Scope and Contents

Hogarth provides information about the physical dimensions of his horse 'Peter', which he says can travel about 40 or 50 miles a day. He says he will try to find further information about his breeding background.

Dates: 12 December 1902