Ewart nee Muir, Edith Fairlie, 1878-1953 (third wife of James Cossar Ewart)
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Le Souef acknowledges safe receipt of the cloth. He writes that he has enjoyed his shooting trip and is reluctant to leave, but he will be sailing for France shortly. The Wild Animals of Australasia has just come out and he hopes it will prove useful to zoologists. He is organising a long trip through North Australia where he hopes to collect many new specimens of animals before they are wiped out.
Drummond-Hay writes that she wishes she could meet the Ewarts in person to hear about their time in New Zealand, as an uncle of hers once lived there. She provides some details about their recent travels.
Caddy thanks Mrs Ewart for her Christmas present and provides some family details, including the fact that her son has been accepted into Woolwich and will shortly be moving to London. She writes that the Shetland shawl she made with Mrs Ewart's encouragement was exhibited at the Arts and Crafts exhibition in Melbourne.
Marshall writes that he is sending copies of Ewart's obituary notice which he wrote for the Royal Society. He hopes that Mrs Ewart does not mind him including some lines from her letters in the piece.
Marshall thanks Mrs Ewart for her letter and writes that he is glad to have been 'able to render this small service and to express my own feelings toward one for whom I had a deep regard and affection.' He is sure that [Ewart's grandson] 'Gavin will certainly not be ostracised in Cambridge' and that he will soon settle down into University life.
Fairbairn describes the difficulties in getting Australian produce to prominence, partly due to the competition with American advertisers. He invites Mrs Ewart to visit him in London before he departs for Australia.
[Menkers] writes about the progress of his or her voyage from Britain to Australia and wishes the Ewarts all the best for Christmas and New Year.
Author's signature is unclear.
Monteith thanks Mrs Ewart for her letter and sends his regards.
Monteith provides various personal and family details after his return trip to Melbourne from Britain.
Monteith writes of his relief at Mrs Ewart's recovery from her serious illness and provides information about the activities of his family.