NLW MS 23056D.
'Cattwg' letter book,
- 1843-1873. (Creation)
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45 ff. (paginated 1-91; many leaves excised, several blank pages) ; 320 x 200 mm. Half-leather and marbled paper.
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Donated by Mrs Dilys Jones, Trecastell, Brecon, 1992.
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A letter-book, 1843-1873, of the Reverend Jonah Bowen Evans ('Cattwg', 1806-1876), vicar of St Harmon, co. Radnor, 1845-1876, containing copies of his letters and other documents relating mainly to his work as incumbent and including applications for preferment, 1843-c. 1852 (pp. 1-2, 5-7, 10, 20-2, 26-7); testimonials on his behalf from his parishioners and the inhabitants of Capel Banhadlog, Llandinam, co. Montgomery, c. 1850 (pp. 18-19); testimonials on behalf of his son, the Reverend Thomas Howel Evans, seeking an army chaplaincy, 1862 (pp. 49-55) (originals now NLW Penralley Papers 694-702); the will of David Williams of Allington, co. Dorset, 1853 (pp. 35-40); and a catalogue, probably of J. B. Evans's library, 1873 (pp. 66-81, inverted text). A list of contents compiled in 1992 by the Reverend David H. Williams appears within the front cover.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23056D.
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- Evans, Jonah Bowen, Cattwg, 1806-1876. (Creator)
- Evans, Jonah Bowen, Cattwg, 1806-1876. -- Correspondence. (Subject)
- Evans, Jonah Bowen, Cattwg, 1806-1876. -- Library. (Subject)
- Evans, Thomas Howel, 1832-1915. (Subject)
- Williams, David H. (David Henry) (Subject)
- Williams, David, of Allington. (Subject)