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

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Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 16 November [1913]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/55
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Elwes asks Ewart to divide the Shetland ewes between the best woolled Shetland moorit and the best Siberian ram, as he wishes to see what influence the environment may have on the wool. He asks whether Ewart wants to purchase the Shetlands or keep them and charge Elwes for their keep.

Dates: 16 November [1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 08 June 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/39
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Elwes writes that he will read Ewart's lecture on the origin of domesic animals with great interest. He has asked for some photographs of sheep skulls in the Museum at Cambridge. He reports that he has received a letter from Hudson Beare asking Elwes' opinion of Ewart's farm at Fairslacks, as someone has objected to it being too high and cold.

Dates: 08 June 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 09 June [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/40
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Elwes writes that he has received a sample of wool and asks if the sheep is from Siberia. He is sorry to hear that Wallace is opposing Ewart.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 09 June [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 10 June 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/41
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Elwes writes that he has presented the three sheep skins collected by Carruthers to the British Museum on condition that they are mounted at once. He describes the wool of the sheep in the Calcutta Zoological Gardens and recommends that Ewart sees them when he goes. He has applied for a space at Bristol (the Royal Agricultural Show) the following year to exhibit a selection of his pure breeds and crosses, and asks Ewart to join him.

Dates: 10 June 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 23 June [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/44
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Elwes writes that he is enclosing a letter from Heatley Noble about the pied sheep (letter not present) of which he showed Ewart photographs and remarks on the interesting point he makes about the crosses always coming out black. If this can be verified, Elwes will get his tup from the Shetland flock to cross with him on other breeds. He also provides a list of crosses he proposes to make and asks for Ewart's advice.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 23 June [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 16 August [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/50
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Elwes writes that he has heard that the sheep at Greystoke will be transported once the restrictions in Peebles are lifted. He recommends that Ewart take a photograph of the Foula ewes while they are alive. He is buying some of Lort's Manx and Manx-Soay crosses, and a black bull with a broad white belt. He would like to put his fat-tailed ewes to Ewart's fat-tailed ram.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 16 August [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 21 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/52
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Elwes writes that he is enclosing a letter from Colonel Powney concerning some sheep which are extraordinarily different from each other and from Ewart's 'so-called Siberian' sheep. He will also try to get Powney to persuade Jamrach to tell him where he got the piebald sheep from.

Dates: 21 August 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 22 August [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/53
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Elwes writes that it appears that the sheep called Karakul are in Austria and it may be that they are worth importing. He is writing to the Ministry of Agriculture in Austria to find out more about them.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 22 August [1912]

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

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/54
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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, 29 August 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/56
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Elwes says he will research some more about African sheep. Sanderson has told him that the first prize Shetland fleece at the Mid Yell Show is too fine for making good weaving material in cloth, and recommends that they stick to the Moorit colour.

Dates: 29 August 1912

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Cross-Breeding 19
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Animals--Colour 16
Agricultural exhibitions 15
Social Interaction 15
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Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 -- Correspondence 12
Lambs 12
Publications 12
Fat-tailed sheep 11
Hybrids 11
Photographs 11
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Sheep, Breeding 10
Experiments 9
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Hides and Skins 9
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Icelandic sheep 8
Museums 8
North Ronaldsay (sheep) 8
Ovis nivicola 8
Animal Markings 7
Societies and Clubs 7
Castlemilk Moorit (sheep) 6
Cheviot sheep 6
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Embargo 5
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Samples (Commerce) 4
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Domestic Animals 3
Hebridean Sheep 3
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Skull 3
Textile industry 3
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Animals--Health 2
Authorship, Collaboration 2
Committees 2
Funding 2
Goats 2
Herdwick (sheep) 2
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Prehistoric animals 2
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Reports and Dissertations 2
Research Institutes 2
Southdown sheep 2
Valuation 2
Wallachian sheep 2
Animal feeding 1
Archaeological sites 1
Bulls 1
Cattle 1
Climate 1
Congresses and Conventions 1
Crofters 1
Exmoor Horn (sheep) 1
Faroes (sheep) 1
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Livestock--Breeding--Economic aspects 1
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Parasites 1
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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep 1
Sheep shows 1
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Tail 1
Takin 1
Taxidermy 1
Tuberculosis 1
Veterinary Medicine 1
Wiltshire Horn (sheep) 1
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