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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Inventory and valuation of household furniture and other effects at 'The Whim', Lamancha, Peebles, made for fire insurance purposes, 1911

Identifier: Coll-1739
Scope and Contents The typescript volume is entitled "Inventory and Valuation of Household Furniture and other Effects within 'The Whim', Lamancha, made for Fire Insurance Purposes", 5th September 1911. It was drawn up and signed [p.194] by Alexander Dowell, Edinburgh, a Licensed Appraiser, for John Maitland Thomson.Bound volume, 195pp, with index. Inventory and valuation of: Attic, Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Closets, Corridor, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Dressing Rooms, Entrance Hall, Kitchen, Landings,...
Dates: 1911

Letter to Ewart from the University of Edinburgh Museums Committee requesting an estimate, 04 July 1893

Identifier: Coll-14/3/2
Scope and Contents

The letter requests an estimate of the value of the 'private collection of Diagrams, Apparatus, or other material used for purposes of teaching or research in [Ewart's] Department', should the University Court wish to purchase it. An estimate of £500-£600 is written on the letter.

Dates: 04 July 1893

Letter to General Cockburn from Alexander Dowell and David Glegg, 14 September 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/9/11/34
Scope and Contents

Dowell and Glegg write that they estimate the greenhouse's fair transfer value at £40, not including the plants.

Dates: 14 September 1905

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Harry Sanderson, 10 July 1914

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

Sanderson provides the approximate retail value of the various wools Ewart has sent him. He compliments Ewart on his article on the Argali type of sheep.

Dates: 10 July 1914

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, [c. 06 June 1913]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/26
Scope and Contents

Elwes regrets that he will no longer have room for Ewart in the car to the Scottish Highlands, but he hopes to see him before the Royal Agricultural Show in July. He thinks his Shetland wether hoggs are not worth keeping another year for their wool alone, so they had better be sold for whatever they are worth. He is sending around 40 fleeces of many crosses to Bradford to be examined and valued.

The letter is undated, although marked 'Friday'.

Dates: [c. 06 June 1913]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry John Elwes, 24 June 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/27
Scope and Contents

Elwes provides some suggestions regarding the transportation of the sheep to Cheltenham from Edinburgh for the Royal Agricultural Show in Bristol. He will send Ewart details of the valuation of the wool for the guidance of Ewart's committee as to future crossing experiments.

Dates: 24 June 1913

Notes (undated) made by James Cossar Ewart concerning the proposed valuation of sheep sent to Fairslacks, [c.1912]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/82
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Correspondence chiefly concerns research and breeding experiments on sheep, including the work of Henry John Elwes and their joint preparation for the exhibition at the Royal Agricultural Show, Bristol, July 1913, as well as the work on the Devon pack horse by Charles R. Haveley. The series also contains copies of letters to Elwes from James Cossar Ewart.

Dates: [c.1912]

Valuation Roll of Fife

 Fonds — Volume Dk.1.19
Identifier: Coll-1874
Scope and Contents

A single, vellum-bound volume, with Fife parishes ordered by Presbytery. Includes a list of voters and of Justices of the Peace.

Dates: 18th Century

Valuator's report on Ewart's property, 'The Bungalow', Penicuik, 23 April 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/3/4
Scope and Contents

Valuation carried out by J.D. Philips Smith of Queen Street, Edinburgh.

Dates: 23 April 1903