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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Andrew McElfish, 05 July 1906

Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/19

Scope and Contents

McElfish, writing from Lochmaddy, North Uist, informs Ewart that his application has not been granted as he had previously thought; rather, his petition has been sent to Lord Lovat for his official report. He asks Ewart to try to enlist the sympathies of the Congested Districts Board.


  • Creation: 05 July 1906


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1 leaf

Conditions Governing Access


Biographical / Historical

It is likely that McElfish is referring to a petition sent to the Crofters Commission, possibly relating to the Small Landholders (Scotland) Bill of 1906.


From the Series: 4 boxes

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 leaf

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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