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


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Heatley Noble, 30 March 1912

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/15
Scope and Contents Noble writes that he is expecting a visit from Elwes and that Ewart is welcome to stay too. He sees in The Field that Lydekker still believes that a certain breed of sheep are from South Africa although he has not been able to provide any proof, and that they were certainly in Britain 100 years before either of the flocks he mentions.
Dates: 30 March 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c.08 September 1911]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/56
Scope and Contents Elwes writes concerning his lost book. He also asks Ewart to confirm when he would be available to accommodate him on his return from Poltalloch on 16th. He remarks that he goes to Capenoch, Dumfriesshire, Saturday till Monday.

The letter is undated, although marked 'Friday', which should place it the day before Elwes' trip to Capenoch on Saturday 9th September 1911.
Dates: [c.08 September 1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 26 January 1922

Identifier: Coll-14/9/28/2
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he has enclosed a letter concerning Merino rams in Australia. He recommends the book 'Tutira, A History of New Zealand Sheep Farm' by Guthrie-Smith and confirms visiting arrangements for Ewart and his wife.
Dates: 26 January 1922