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Elwes, Henry John, 1846-1922 (traveller and botanist)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 16 August [1912]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/50
Scope and Contents

Elwes writes that he has heard that the sheep at Greystoke will be transported once the restrictions in Peebles are lifted. He recommends that Ewart take a photograph of the Foula ewes while they are alive. He is buying some of Lort's Manx and Manx-Soay crosses, and a black bull with a broad white belt. He would like to put his fat-tailed ewes to Ewart's fat-tailed ram.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 16 August [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 23 October 1911

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/69
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

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