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Neumann enquires whether Ewart thinks it would be possible to start up a ranch for Grevy's zebra in East Africa, and to cross them with horses and donkeys to create 'a new beast of burden for Africa'.
Oliphant writes that he wishes to get rid of the young stock of hybrid Przewalskis, all of which have a good temperament. As he is aware that Ewart recently sold one of his hybrids to work down a coal mine, he wonders whether Ewart will assist in disposing of the animals.
Oliphant writes concerning what price to sell his hybrids for. He wonders whether Ewart could get £10 each for them to work in coal mines.
Barrell enquires whether the two zebra hybrids Ewart has for sale are nicely marked and fit to work in trade, as his own mule is still fit for work.
Cecil writes that since he has not heard from Lord Middleton, he will send his pony 'McNeil' to Croall's. He reports that the crofters usually buy their ponies from each other but they are complaining that they are being bred too light of bone for heavy work.
An information leaflet from the Pit Ponies' Protection Society about the plight to pit ponies and the dangers they face. The leaflet also recommends further reading from the society.