File NLW MS 12673E. - Correspondence,

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NLW MS 12673E.




  • 1929-1938. (Creation)

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Three autograph letters to the Rev[erend] H[umphrey] Jones Davies, Birmingham, from T. Davies (for the general manager, The Pacific Steam Navigation Company), Liverpool, 1934 (voyages by the R. M. S. Orduna), and Samuel Evans, Parktown, Johannesburg, 1934 (2) (personal, comment on an article by recipient entitled 'Dathliad Canmlwyddiant Neuadd [Tref Birmingham]', Y Goleuad [17 Hydref 1934]); two autograph letters from Irene [Corona, countess of ] Plymouth, Hewell Grange, Redditch, to Mr. Jones Davies [? the recipient of the three preceding letters], [1937]-1938 (inviting recipient to become a member of a committee arranging a film premiere [in Birmingham] in aid of the National Council of Social Service, thanking recipient for his help, enclosing a copy of the balance sheet); and two letters (one autograph, one holograph) from Cyril P. Cule, Bilston and Caerleon, to Mr. Davies [again ? the recipient of the preceding letters], 1929-1938 (a request to be allowed to name recipient as a referee when applying for teaching posts (1929), acknowledging the receipt of a contribution towards 'Cymdeithas Cyfeillion Gwlad y Basgiaid' [The Friends of the Basques Society], the [Basque refugee] children in South Wales, the probability of war in Europe (1938)) (enclosed with the second letter is a typescript copy of a memorandum in Welsh, explaining the aims of 'Cymdeithas Cyfeillion Gwlad y Basgiaid', viz., drawing attention to the plight of the Basques and the threat of Fascism, collecting funds for the relief of Basque refugees in Wales, more particularly the children, and opposing the demand for the repatriation of the children to Franco Spain, and appealing for moral and financial support for the society).

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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English, Welsh.

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

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For the Orduna see also NLW MS 12686F.

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Formerly known as H. Jones Davies 42.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12673E.

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