NLW MS 10999C.
- [1775x1825] / (Creation)
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Bookplate (mutilated) of Henry Thomas Payne pasted on the inside upper cover.
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A volume containing 'A Glossary To Explain The Original, the Acceptation, and Obsoleteness of Words and Phrases. And to Shew the Rise, Progress, and Alteration, Of Customs, Laws, & Manners. From [White] Kennett's Parochial Antiquities'; 'A Scottish Glossary Annex'd to Robert Burns's Scottish Poetry'; 'A Catalogue of Animals described by Mr. Pennant in his British Zoology, with their British Names, by Richard Morris, Esqr.'; and an incomplete transcript, with some additions by the scribe, of 'Some part of the Substance of a Letter to the Bishop of Carlisle, about the signification of the Names of Places in the British. by Edw. Llwyd, late Keeper of the Ashmolean Musaeum, in Oxford. Called 'D. E. Luidii Adversaria', & annexed to [William] Baxters Gloss[arium] Antiq[uitatum] Britannic[arum] 8vo Lond[ini] MDCCXXXIII'. There are slight variations in the script, but the volume is probably entirely in the hand of Henry Thomas Payne, archdeacon of Carmarthen.
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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XX, 284-5.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10999C.
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- Payne, Henry Thomas, 1759 or 60-1832. (Creator)
- Burns, Robert, 1759-1796. (Subject)
- Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798 (Subject)
- Kennett, White, 1660-1728. (Subject)
- Morris, Richard, 1703-1779. (Subject)
- Lhuyd, Edward, 1660-1709. (Subject)
- Waugh, John, 1655?-1734. (Subject)
- Baxter, William, 1650-1723 (Subject)
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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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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;