File NLW MS 11735C. - Charles correspondence,

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NLW MS 11735C.


Charles correspondence,


  • 1780-1820 / (Creation)

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Three holograph love letters, 1780, from Sally [Sarah] Jones, Bala, to her future husband the Reverend [Thomas] Charles [later of Bala] at Queen Camel, near Sherborne, co. Dorset, and at Milbourne Port, co. Somerset; and five holograph letters from Diana Noel, Lady Barham, Fairy Hill [Gower], to the Reverend D[avid] Charles, Carmarthen, 1816-1820 (the opening of one of the writer's chapels, the writer's health, condolence with the recipient, invitations to Fairy Hill and to the quarterly meeting at Penclawdd, personal).

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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See also NLW MSS 4797C-4798E, which contains autograph letters, 1778-1814, between Sarah Jones (aft. Charles) and Thomas Charles.

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See G. Tibbott: 'Sally Jones's first letters to Thomas Charles' in Cylchgrawn Cymdeithas Hanes Eglwys Methodistiaid Calfinaidd Cymru, June 1946, pp. 37-44.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11735C.

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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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  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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