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

 Person

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 27 September [1911]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/62
Scope and Contents

Elwes asks for feedback on his notes on Ewart's sheep, which he intends to publish. He stresses the importance of photographing the sheep, as well as taking the measurements of the weights and lengths of the fleeces. He will send the black ram lamb to Ewart shortly.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 27 September [1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 10 October 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/66
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Elwes corrects the information he had provided in a previous letter about his visit to Sanderson. He states that he does not want Mr Cowan's ram lamb this year and instructs Ewart to keep him until he is a shearling and makes arrangements for the transportation of some sheep.

Dates: 10 October 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 08 November 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/73
Scope and Contents

Elwes writes that Lord Fortescue had not mentioned his sheep's Eastern origin, but that he will provide further particulars if requested. He also encloses a photograph of the white Welsh ram 'Twm Shon Dafydd 4th'.

Dates: 08 November 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 20 May 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/30
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Elwes writes that he has just returned from Formosa and invites Ewart to visit him in time for the shearing of the ewes. He will also invite Lort and Bateson to settle which rams are to be kept for future experiments.

Dates: 20 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 29 May 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/34
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Elwes writes that some of his sheep have already been shorn owing to the prevalence of fly on them. He asks Ewart to confirm when he will be visiting, as he wishes to choose which ram lambs to keep as soon as possible. He would like to stay with Ewart and see the Shetland sheep at his friends' place on his way to Aberdeen.

Dates: 29 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 05 November [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/75
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Elwes recommends that Ewart keeps the fat-tailed ram in a shed and that the shepherd assists him when the ewes are brought to him. Elwes recommends where Ewart can get some spotted ewes, his own having all been served. He recommends how Ewart might freshen up the soil of his farm.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 05 November [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 05 September [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/60
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Elwes writes that he has bought some sheep from Claud Alexander, and that he will keep the sheep on Ewart's account on his estate until Ewart wants them. He suggests that it would be preferable if Ewart's fat-tailed ram would be sent to himself, and asks whether he received the Shetlands from Greystoke. He thinks he had now better not come to Dundee as he wishes to superintend the earmarking of his new sheep.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 05 September [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c 15 September 1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/61
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Elwes thanks Ewart and his wife for their hospitality. He asks Ewart to let him know when he can spare the ram, as he will need to buy some spotted ewes for him as well as keep his fat-tails, and does not want to be any later than 10th October.

The letter is undated.

Dates: [c 15 September 1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 17 September [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/63
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Elwes writes concerning the restrictions on his sheep leaving England to be tupped, and urgently asks when Ewart can send his fat-tailed ram. He also enquires whether Ewart thinks a curly lamb could be produced by crossing a Wensleydale with a white Shetland sheep.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 17 September [1912]

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

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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

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Animals--Transportation 16
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Animals--Colour 12
Ewes 11
Fat-tailed sheep 8