Correspondence and papers of E.A. Bowles from horticulturists and other correspondents, surnames beginning with J

Scope and Content

Letters are from B. Daydon Jackson at Linnean Society, 1913-1914, Joseph Jacob, 1908, C.W. James, 1932 and undated, Cuthbert James, 1929, Gertrude Jekyll, 1909-1910 (see details of content of Jekyll's letters below), Effie L.D. Jessopp, undated, A.T. Johnson, 1928, R. Johnston, 1912, George H. Johnstone, undated, Champion Jones, 1904

Item level description of the letter in this folder from Gertrude Jekyll to E.T. Cook, 11 May 1909: Jekyll looks forward to his visit on 11 Jun with his two friends; she will be available from 3.30 and he should allow plenty of time; it may be hot and the woodland walks will be pleasant and she hopes the early roses will be out; he should tell his friends that while the little spring garden and primroses are flowering now, she has nothing much until late summer and autumn, so they are not disappointed. For a letter from Cook to Bowles arranging the outing, 28 Apr 1909, see EAB/10/4/1

Item level description of the letter in this folder from Gertrude Jekyll to Bowles, 30 Aug 1910: his visit tomorrow afternoon will be welcome; if he telegraphs her the time of his arrival at Godalming station she will send someone to meet him; he should look out for a roan cob

For a comprehensive list of letters in this folder, see EAB/appendix/2.4.10