File NLW MS 13248B. - Dyddgoviant William Owen [-Pughe],

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NLW MS 13248B.


Dyddgoviant William Owen [-Pughe],


  • 1811-1835 / (Creation)

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736 p. (pp. 43-4, 445, and 689-90 blank). Previously arranged in forty-five unbound gatherings, now bound in two parts in quarter leather.

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The diary of William Owen [-Pughe] for the period 1 January 1811- 13 April 1835. The earlier entries, 1811- 1822, appear to have been recopied by the diarist in 1824-1825, and the entire manuscript is written in a very small neat hand. The contents include domestic news, information concerning the writer's literary pursuits, and references to Joanna Southcott and J[ane] Townley, etc., as well as details of weather conditions.

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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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Online version available on the Library’s website $$u (viewed April 2016)

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Formerly known as Mysevin 28.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13248B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 13248B.