File NLW MS 7177D - Autograph letters

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NLW MS 7177D


Autograph letters


  • 1823-1917 (Creation)

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One of two volumes comprising a group of two hundred and twenty-four autograph letters and copies and fragments of letters covering the period 1823-1917 and addressed chiefly to 'Nefydd'. -- There are references to British Schools at Holywell, Abertillery, Llanelly, and Pantyphilip; a proposal to transfer Ellis Evans's Baptist manuscripts to Llangollen Baptist College; a proposal to publish the works of 'P. A. Môn'; Baptist activities in America and Australia; the Baptist cause at Caerleon and in Monmouthshire generally; a proposal to safeguard 'Carnhuanawc's library; and the Vronissa Lead Mine, Ruthin. David Morris, writing from Tasmania, states that on the night of his wife's funeral he was given ten shillings by 'Shoni Sgubor Fawr'. -- The writers include: D. Oliver, Merthyr; J. G. Owen, Brynsaithmarchog; Wm. Palmer, Liverpool; Edw[ard] Parry, Chester; D. Phillips, Caerleon; Philip D. Phillips, Utica, New York; Ben Price; Thos. Price, Aberdare; John Prichard, Llangollen; David Rees, Llanelly; Edward Roberts ('Iorwerth Glan Aled'), Denbigh and Rhumney; Edward Roberts, Haverfordwest; [John Roberts, Tredegar]; W. Roberts, Tredegar; 'Nefydd' to [Jane Williams, Aberpergwm], John Michael, Abergavenny, Robert Ellis ('Cynddelw'), etc.; Lewis Thomas, Port Adelaide, South Australia; J. R. Loomis, University of Lewisburg, and P. L. Davies, Camden, Pennsylvania, with copy replies; Jas. Rowe, Risca and Fishguard; Robert Saunders, British and Foreign School Society, London; James Spencer, Llanelly; D. Rhys Stephen, Swansea; 'Teilo', Llandilo; Evan Thomas, Maesaleg; George Thomas, Pontypool; [John Thomas] ('Eifionydd'); John Thomas, ('Pencerdd Gwalia'); John Thomas, Llanelly; J. Thomas, Liverpool; W. Thomas, Newport; T. E. Watkins ('Eiddil Ifor') to the editor of The Monmouthshire Merlin; B. Williams, Merthyr; Edward Williams, Aberystwyth; H. Williams, Bettws; Hugh Williams, Pentrebach, Pontypridd, to Caleb Lewis and 'Ap Nefydd'; J. Williams, Rhos; John Williams, Newtown; Lewis Williams, [Llanddulas]; J. Mostyn Williams, Liverpool; J. O. Williams ('Pedrog') to Evans; M[aria] J[ane] Williams, Ynislas [and Aberpergwm]; Owen Williams, Holywell; William Williams ('Creuddynfab'); etc.

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For the first group of 'Nefydd' letters, see NLW MSS 7163-7166.

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Formerly known as 'Nefydd' 167


Preferred citation: NLW MS 7177D

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