Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh)
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Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 15 volumes of bound lecture notes that belonged to Ethelwyn Lemon. These notes were taken by Ethelwyn Lemon herself, or by other fellow female students, in the late 19th-early 20th century at the University of Edinburgh. Notes of lectures on British history given by Sir Richard Lodge, taken down by Barbara M Craw. Edinburgh University, 1904. (4 vols) Notes of lectures on...
Scope and Contents Butcher congratulates Ewart on his engagement, stating: 'I rejoice to think that the lonely life you have spent for so many years is now to be brightened with human companionship.'
Dates: 25 September 1904
Scope and Contents Butcher asks Ewart to remind him who a certain Melville Foster is, who introduced himself to him recently. He invites Ewart and his wife to visit him when he is in Dublin for the British Association meeting, and asks the whereabouts of Ewart's daughter Jessie.
Dates: 28 July 1908
Scope and Contents Butcher informs Ewart of his decision to resign his Chair due to ill health and expresses sadness at the prospect of clearing out his house before moving to London.
Dates: 19 April 1903
Scope and Contents Butcher writes that he will read Ewart's writings on wild horses on his journey through Ireland to Killarney. He reports that he found his time lecturing in America very difficult.
Dates: 24 June 1904
Scope and Contents Butcher consents to act as trustee of Ewart's marriage settlement and says he has sent him a wedding present.
Dates: 17 December 1904
Scope and Contents Butcher writes that he is sorry he did not see Ewart on his recent visit to Connemara. He reports that he was visited by some politicians and discussed Irish politics and University-related issues. He comments that all Ireland seems preoccupied with issues surrounding the Irish language.
Dates: 10 September 1905