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

 Person

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 27 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/54
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he is ready to send his four fat-tailed ewes to Ewart, and that he is also sending some wool samples from Colonel Powney's sheep. He also encloses a letter concerning sheep which may be the Swiss Bundtner, and recommends that Ewart write to the Austrian Ministry of Agriculture to enquire where the Karakul sheep are to be seen.
Dates: 27 August 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 11 November [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/78
Scope and Contents Elwes confirms transport arrangements for the ewes he is sending to Ewart and writes that he has sold his wether lambs at a profit.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 11 November [1912]

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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/18
Scope and Contents Elwes confirms the date of Ewart's visit and invites Mrs Ewart. He asks when Ewart proposes to send his blackfaced hoggs as he is not sure whether he wants to go on with them.
Dates: 03 May 1913

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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/23
Scope and Contents Elwes thanks Ewart for his interesting paper and provides some suggested corrections. He asks for Ewart's help in revising some parts of his catalogue and confirms arrangements for transporting the ewes to Cheltenham.
Dates: 03 June 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, 26 July [1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/36
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that he is glad to hear that the farm is arranged and that Ewart will be able to carry out some more extensive experiments. He enquires about the fat-tailed ram at Liverpool, as he would like to see him, and remarks that the weather at Colesbourne will suit him more than Ewart's farm at Fairslacks. He suggests that Ewart send over some live specimens of sheep to the new Zoological Gardens in Edinburgh.

The year is not written on the letter.
Dates: 26 July [1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 06 August 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/37
Scope and Contents Elwes writes that the restrictions on transporting sheep are now removed and that the sheep at Greystoke will be sending their sheep to Elwes as soon as possible. Elwes asks Ewart to confirm whether he can take the sheep on his farm for a year, as he himself will be short of room.
Dates: 06 August 1913