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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, 03 May [1914]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/7
Scope and Contents

Elwes writes that he has returned from a successful trip to Nepal and Sikkim. He has got a fine lot of lambs which he wishes to show Ewart before they are clipped. He has some of the so-called Wallachian sheep offered to him from North Hungary, but he cannot get leave from the Board of Agriculture to bring them over, and asks whether Ewart could do any better.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 03 May [1914]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c. May 1914]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/20/9
Scope and Contents

Elwes asks Ewart to let him know when he can visit his sheep. He has shorn the rams but the brown Siberian will have to be killed as he has a cancerous growth on his jaw. He describes what sheep cross-breeding he intends to do and states that he must move the Wallachian sheep from Hungary.

The letter is undated.

Dates: [c. May 1914]

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  • Subject: Wallachian sheep X

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Animals--Colour 1
Animals--Health 1
Cross-Breeding 1
Lambs 1
Ovis nivicola 1