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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 17 May 1911

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/30

Scope and Contents

Elwes recommends that Ewart write to the Jardins des Plantes for the carcass of one of the chabin (a goat/sheep hybrid) to ascertain whether or not it is a hybrid, and that someone should inspect and sketch their sheep specimens before they decay much further. He has heard of the existence of a black-faced heath sheep with long curved horns still existing in North Holland which could be related to the old Norfolk sheep.

Dates

  • 17 May 1911

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 leaf

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

From the Series: 4 boxes

Physical Location

CLX-A-1137

Physical Description

1 leaf

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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