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

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Henry John Elwes from James Cossar Ewart, 03 July 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/32
Scope and Contents Ewart thanks Elwes for letting him know that the sheep arrived safely, and that he hopes the show will interest the King.
Dates: 03 July 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 24 June 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/27
Scope and Contents Elwes provides some suggestions regarding the transportation of the sheep to Cheltenham from Edinburgh for the Royal Agricultural Show in Bristol. He will send Ewart details of the valuation of the wool for the guidance of Ewart's committee as to future crossing experiments.
Dates: 24 June 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [27 June 1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/30
Scope and Contents Elwes writes confirming the arrangements for the reception and admittance of the sheep at Bristol, and asks Ewart to confirm what sheep he is to send back and what to keep.

The letter is undated, although marked 'Friday'.
Dates: [27 June 1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [01 July 1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/31
Scope and Contents Elwes reports that he has just returned from Bristol and that Ewart's sheep arrived safely. He recommends that they take a week's rest after the show before being sent back up to Edinburgh. He hopes that the King will see the sheep on Friday.

The letter is undated, though marked 'Tuesday night'.
Dates: [01 July 1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [05 July 1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/33
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that the (Royal Agricultural) show was a great success and that the King looked at their sheep for longer than the others. Elwes is shortly to have an operation and leaves instructions for Ewart if he wants his sheep returned to him. He also mentions which publications have reviewed their appearance at the show.

The letter is undated, although marked 'Saturday'.
Dates: [05 July 1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 31 August [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/58
Scope and Contents Elwes will send his fat-tailed sheep to be served by Ewart's ram and could also send some 'so-called Siberian' sheep which he is buying. He asks Ewart to confirm when would be a suitable time for him to visit to see his Fairisle sheep, and to settle what crosses he will make to exhibit at Bristol. He mentions some brown and white sheep of an old Spanish breed belonging to Lady Campbell.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 31 August [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 01 June 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/36
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