Skip to main content

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


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 01 May 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/17
Scope and Contents

Elwes asks Ewart to confirm when they will meet to decide which sheep to show at Bristol, as he must shear his rams. He bought some sheep on Anglesey and asks whether Ewart would like a ram of the same breed.

Author's signature not present; letter may be incomplete.

Dates: 01 May 1913

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

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]

Filtered By

  • Subject: Sheep X
  • Subject: Sheep breeds X
  • Subject: Rams X

Additional filters:

Animal sale 1
Animals--Colour 1
Animals--Transportation 1
Cross-Breeding 1
Fat-tailed sheep 1