A group of letters and papers, relating mainly to the Charles family of Carmarthen and the Davies family of Aberystwyth and Cwrt-mawr. The documents in this group have been described in detail by Miss R. F. Roberts in 'A Schedule of Charles and Davies Family Correspondence' (1959) and should be read in conjunction with the letters contained in NLW MSS 10549-50C (see also NLW MS 12894E).
The correspondents include: Lady Barnham, Fairy Hill, Gower, 1818-1820 (A95-97); W. H. Bruce, Llangeitho, [?April 1864] (A98); David Charles the elder, Carmarthen, 1791-1828 (A99-106); David Charles the younger, Carmarthen, 1826-1838 (A107-111); D. R. Charles, Seaforth, 1871 (A112); Sarah Charles, Bala, 1831 (A113); Alice Lloyd Davies, Bala, 1823 (A114); David Davies, Junior, Carnachen-wen, afterwards of Castle Green, Cardigan, 1823-1843 (A115-119; A115 also includes a letter, 15 October 1823, from Richard Worthington, 'at Church Lane', to David Davies, Junior); David Charles Davies, London and Trefecca, 1859-1889 (A120-131); Eliza Davies, Aberystwyth, 1872 (A132); Robert Davies, Aberystwyth, 1837-1839 and [n.d.] (A133-136; A135 also contains a letter from Eliza Davies to David Charles Davies); Sarah [?Davies], Carmarthen, 1825 (A137); Lewis Edwards, Bala, 1841 (A138); R[ichar]d Evans, Worcester, 1836 (A139); Mary Fletcher, Albert Street, 1846 (A140); John Foulkes, Machynlleth, 1825 (A141); Lydia Foulkes, Machynlleth, 1824 (A142); Mary Foulkes, Machynlleth, 1815 (A143); H. Hughes, Liverpool, 1842 (A144); Charles Jackson, British and Foreign Bible Society, London, 1871 (A145); Lydia Jones, Machynlleth, 1841 (A147); W[illia]m Morris, Cefen, Merthyr Tydvil, 1831 (A148); E. Needham, 1824 (A149); J. Phillips, Haverfordwest, 1823 (A150); Colonel Pryse, Peithyll and London, [?1870] and [n.d.] (A151-152); Margaret Reed, St Thomas's Square, Hackney, 1850 (A153); Henry Richard, Tregaron, [n.d.] (A154-155); David Roberts, Liverpool, 1854 (A156); F. R. Roberts, Aberystwyth, 1870 (A157); John Roberts, Liverpool, 1851 (A158); D. Saunders, Bryngolwg, Swansea, 1877 (A159); Jos[ia]h Tarn, Spa Fields, London, 1814 (A160); Griffith Thomas, Aberystwyth, 1870 (A161); Harriet Vale, Ryde, Isle of Wight, [n.d.] (A162-165); Evan Watkin [of Moelcerni], Totteridge and From, 1823-1824 (A166-167); and T. E. Williams, Aberystwyth, 1880 (A168). There are also miscellaneous papers, including an account of the estate of Robert Davies, [Aberystwyth] (d. 1841) (A181), a printed list of subscriptions towards the erection of a new County Hall in Aberystwyth, 1841 (A171), and a bill of cost to the Rev. D. C. Davies, 1851-1852, in the matter of the purchase of Cwrtmawr (A182). Two of the letters written by David Charles (1762-1834), Carmarthen, are to Miss S. Phillips, Haverfordwest, whom he afterwards married (A99-100), and two others, one of which has been published by Dr D. E. Jenkins, are addressed to his brother [Thomas Charles] (A102 and 104). Most of the other letters are addressed to Robert Davies, Aberystwyth, Mrs Robert Davies [née Eliza Charles], and their son Robert Joseph Davies, Cwrtmawr. The David Charles Davies letters appear to have belonged to a larger series used by the Rev. E. Wynne Parry in the preparation of Cofiant a Phregethau y diweddar Barch. David Charles Davies, MA (Wrexham, 1896).