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Ewes

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 150 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Heatley Noble, 11 April 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/20
Scope and Contents

Noble will send Ewart the skin, head and fore quarter of the four-horned sheep when it is killed, and describes some of his ewes and lambs.

Dates: 11 April 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c.11 June 1911]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/33
Scope and Contents Elwes writes from Shetland that he has had a pleasant and successful trip seeing 'some of the best sheep in Shetland', although he fears that there are no pure Shetland sheep left. He provides details of the sheep he has purchased. He wishes to see Ewart on his journey south to arrange the forwarding of the ewe hoggs Elwes has bought from him. He urges Ewart to examine the wool which he addressed to Wallace at the University. The letter is undated but marked 'Sunday', which,...
Dates: [c.11 June 1911]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 04 July 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/40
Scope and Contents

Elwes is sending Ewart the fleece of a Cheviot-Shetland cross from Shetland and that he will also receive a fleece of a first-prize shearling Welsh ewe. He is also enclosing photographs of sheep showing four generations and asks Ewart's advice on what would be the most interesting cross out of them. He asks when Ewart and Wallace are going to examine the wools.

Dates: 04 July 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 20 September 1911

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/58
Scope and Contents

Elwes thanks Ewart for the draft of the application which he hopes to submit shortly. If Ewart can secure the grazing on the hill behind his farm, Elwes will send him 30 Shetland ewes. He will take the five sheep that are for sale for £9 and offers Ewart the Herdwick ram that Mr Howard of Greystoke is selling, if Ewart would like to try him with some Cheviot or Blackface ewes. He advises Ewart to get the printed results of experiments at the Cumberland Experimental Farm near Penrith.

Dates: 20 September 1911

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 20 May 1912

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/30
Scope and Contents

Elwes writes that he has just returned from Formosa and invites Ewart to visit him in time for the shearing of the ewes. He will also invite Lort and Bateson to settle which rams are to be kept for future experiments.

Dates: 20 May 1912

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 05 November [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/75
Scope and Contents

Elwes recommends that Ewart keeps the fat-tailed ram in a shed and that the shepherd assists him when the ewes are brought to him. Elwes recommends where Ewart can get some spotted ewes, his own having all been served. He recommends how Ewart might freshen up the soil of his farm.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 05 November [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 11 November [1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/78
Scope and Contents

Elwes confirms transport arrangements for the ewes he is sending to Ewart and writes that he has sold his wether lambs at a profit.

The year is not written on the letter.

Dates: 11 November [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c 15 September 1912]

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/61
Scope and Contents

Elwes thanks Ewart and his wife for their hospitality. He asks Ewart to let him know when he can spare the ram, as he will need to buy some spotted ewes for him as well as keep his fat-tails, and does not want to be any later than 10th October.

The letter is undated.

Dates: [c 15 September 1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 12 March 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/13
Scope and Contents

Elwes asks Ewart to reply to a letter concerning the old Wiltshire sheep. He reports that his ewes have just begun lambing and that Ewart's blackfaces are in the best condition of all. He has heard that the Indian sheep at 'the Zoo' are being cleared out to make room for the new rock work, and he suggests Ewart try to get them for Edinburgh Zoo.

Dates: 12 March 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 03 June 1913

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/23
Scope and Contents

Elwes thanks Ewart for his interesting paper and provides some suggested corrections. He asks for Ewart's help in revising some parts of his catalogue and confirms arrangements for transporting the ewes to Cheltenham.

Dates: 03 June 1913