File NLW MS 10549B. - Charles and Davies correspondence,

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NLW MS 10549B.


Charles and Davies correspondence,


  • 1841-1876. (Creation)

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Letters by Margaret Wozencraft, 1855 and undated; letters by David Charles Davies, Newtown and London, 1851-1871, to his mother and other members of the family; Elizabeth Davies, Pibwr Wen, and Aberystwyth, to her daughter Elizabeth, 1860; and Henry Richard, 1876; and miscellaneous papers, including a list of books bought by David Charles Davies; a note (1841) by John Breese of the baptism of Sarah, daughter of David Charles, Carmarthen, 1792; a programme of the C. M. Quarterly Association at Aberystwyth, 1849; An Answer to Prayer - verses by J. J., Kettering; verses written to the Skinner Street Sunday School teachers; medical prescriptions for Mrs. Robert Davies and Miss Davies, Albion House, Aberystwyth; and sermon notes.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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Finding aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVIII, 226.

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For further Charles and Davies correspondence see NLW MS 10550C.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10549B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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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

September 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953);

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