- 1798-, 1829 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
167 ff. (paginated i-x, 1-324) ; 160 x 205 mm. Calf over boards with remains of brass clasp and traces of blind tooling; 'No. 1 Precedents 1799' and possible signature of H. J. Hughes, on front cover.
Name of creator
'H. J. Hughes July 14th 1798' on p. i.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Owen Parry; Llanegryn; Donation (along with NLW MSS 16875-80); May 1953
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A volume compiled, 1798-, by Henry J. Hughes, Llanbeblig, containing precedents of declarations, pleas, and other legal documents, together with cases and opinions and notes on replevin.
The precedents relate mainly to cases in Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, [18 cent., second ¼]-[late 18 cent.]. The contents are listed on pp. iv-ix. An agreement to build a drain, 1829, is loose at the end of the volume (pp. 323-324).
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Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, a few phrases in Welsh.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 16874A.
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description compiled by Rhys Morgan Jones;