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Adysgrifau 'Manoethwy',

A composite volume of transcripts in the hand of Owen Jones ('Manoethwy'). The contents include 'cywyddau', 'englynion', 'carolau', etc. by John Cent, Meredydd ab Rhys, Guto o'r Glyn, Gruffydd Hiraethog, [Gruffyth ap Ievan ap Lle'n Vychan], Ieuan ap Gruffydd Leia, Dafydd ab Edmwnt, Sr. Rys ap Hary, Tudur Aled, Ieuan Lla[far], Huw Llwyd Cynfal, [ ] Llwyd, Morys ap Ieuan ap D'd, Hugh ap Morys, Sion Phylip, R[obert] Leiaf, G[ruffydd] P[hilip], Gronwy Owain, Jonathan Hughes, Edward Urien, Rowland Fychan, Ifan Llwyd, Sion Tudur, Dafydd Llwyd Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, Llywelyn ap Gutyn, Syr Rhys Carno, Edward Morys, Wmffre Dafydd ap Ifan, Lewis Owen, Rowland Owen, John Vaughan (Caer-gai), William Phylip, Dafydd Nanmor, Robin Ddu o Fôn, John Owen (1668), Bedo Brwynllysg, Jon. Phylip, Dafydd ab Ifan ab Owen, John Brwynog, Rowland Prys, John Davies ['Siôn Dafydd Las'], Sion Dafydd, Huw Morys, Oliver Roger, Ellis Wynne, Rees Evan, William Hwffra [recte Humphreys], Robert Owen, [Dafydd?] Cadwaladr and Dafydd Dafis, and anonymous poems; 'englynion', etc., mainly by poets of the Richards (Darowen) cycle of friends e.g. [Evan Evans] '[Ieuan] Glan Geirionydd', [William Jones] 'Gwilym Cawrdaf', [Rowland Parry] 'Ieuan Carn Dochan', Evan Jones (Darowen), Sion Powel, [Henry Griffith] 'Harri Goch o Wynedd', E. Lewis ('Ab Dewi'), Robert Parry (Eglwys-bach), [Morris Jones] 'Meurig Idris', Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), 'I. ab Iorwerth', David Richards ('Dewi Silin'), W. H., John Prys (Pennant Mawddwy), Robert Davies (Nantglyn), [John Jones] 'Myllin', Dafydd Ellis (Llan y Mawddwy), William Owen, John Roberts (Hersedd), [Hugh Jones] 'H[uw] Erfyl', John Morgan [Glanfread, Ceredigion], Evan Evans (Arwydd yr Arth, Trallwm), [John Jones] 'Ioan Tegyd', [Benjamin Jones] 'P. A. Mon', Lewis Williams (Cefn Bachedydd), John Blackwell ('Alun'), etc., and anonymous poems; letters from W[alter] D[avies] ('Gwallter Mechain') to the Reverend T[homas] Richards, Berriew School, 1824, and John Blackwell ('Alun') to D[avid] Richards, Llansilin, undated, a pedigree of Dr John Davies, 'person Mallwyd'; 'Achau y Brenin' [a pedigree of King Edward VI]; essays on 'Cywyddau Serch', 'Araith Gwgan' and 'Cyfeillach' (1862); etc. Much of the material has been transcribed from Cwrtmawr MSS 207, 238, and 243. The volume is lettered 'Mannoethwy MSS'.

Adysgrifau 'Manoethwy',

A composite volume of transcripts in the hand of Owen Jones ('Manoethwy'). The contents include 'cywyddau', 'awdlau', 'englynion', 'carolau' and 'cerddi' by Ifan Tew Brydydd, Hari ap Howel alias Harri Hir, Wiliam Cynwal, Sion Tudur, Morus Dwyfech, Gruffudd Hiraethog, Sr. Dafydd Llwyd Ysgolhaig, Llywelyn ap Gytyn, Guto'r Glyn, Hywel D'd Bevan ap Rhys ('o Sir Fon'), Rhydderch ap Sion, Dafydd Nanmor, Rhys Goch o Eryri, Huw Arwystl, Morys ap Ifan ap Einion ('Morus Dwyfach Medd MS arall') Sr. Dafydd Trefor ('Dr. John Kent ... Medd MSS M.P.', 'Sion Dafydd Trefor ... Medd MSS L.O.'), Howel ap Reinalld, Mredydd ap Rhys, Gruffudd D'd ap Howel, Rhisiart ap Howel Da 'Beinion, Bedo Phylip Bach ('Rhai a ddywaid mae Deio ap I'n Du ai Cant... '), Huw Pennant, Sion y Kent, Lewis Glyn Cothi, Edward Maelor '('Mae'n debig mae Edward ap Rhys Maelor ydyw Hwn... '), Dafydd ap Gwilim, Iolo Goch, Simwnt Vychan, Sr. Huw Jones ('Vicar Llanfair ynyffryn Clwyd'), Tudur Aled, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llew ap Gruff., Sion Brwynog, Iorwerth Fynglwyd, Taliesyn Aneurin G[wawdrydd], Maer Glas ('medd rhai'), Robin Ddu, Owain Twna, Dafydd Gorllech, Ifan Brydydd Hir, Edward [ap Rhys], Ie : Dyfi, Llywelyn ap Owain, Thomas Prys ('o Blasiolyn Esquire'), Edmund Prys, G[ruffydd] Philip, W. Elias (1730), Owain Gruffydd, Gruffydd Nannau (1654), Owain Gwynedd, Thomas Owen (1730), William Llyn, Tudur Penllyn, Huw Kae Llwyd, Llywelyn Goch Amheurig Hen, Edward Davies (Rhiwlas), Rich. Abram, Moris ab Evan ab David, Cadwaladr Roberts (ab Robert), Dafydd ab Sienkin, Richard [Davies] ('Esgob Dewi'), Ragiar [sic] Kyffin, Huw Morys, Arthur Jones (1734), Mathew Owain, Ellis Cadwaladr, Moris Rhobert ('o Sir Feirionydd'), Thomas Davies ('o Sir Drefaldwyn'), Robert Cadwalad[r] ('o Blwy Pennant'), Richd. Thomas D'd ('o Sir Fon'), Richard Ffoulkes, John Edwards, John Hughes, Moris ab Evan ap Dafydd ('o Lanoge'), Sion Ffoulke, Sion ab William Griffith ('o Lanfihangel ... '), Sion Phylip, G[ruffudd] Leiaf, D. Sion, W[iliam] Phylip, Rhisiart Philyp, H. ab Evan, [John Davies] 'Sion Davydd Las', Lewis Owain, Morgan Dafydd, Edwart Morris and Robert Klidro, and anonymous poems; 'englynion', etc. by contemporary poets, largely of the Richards (Darowen) circle of friends e.g. John Evans ('Ioan Maelor'), W[alte]r Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'),' R[ober]t Davies ['Bardd Nantglyn'], 'G. Brwynog', R[owland] P[arry] (Carndochan), H. K. (1851), Phoebe neu Eunice Jones (Llynlleifiad), [Peter Jones] 'Pedr Fardd', [William Edwards] 'Gwilym Padarn', [Morris Jones] 'Meurig Idris' and J. Blackwell ('Alun'), and anonymous poems; 'Sidanen Or a Song in Praise of the Glorious Queen Elizabeth' by Edward ap Rhys Wynne ap William Prys of Clygyrog, 'The meritorious gratulation of Esqr. Strangways to Llangedwyn ...' by John Davies, and anonymous English poems; prose texts, in some cases two copies, of 'Tri thlws ar ddeg o Frenindlysau Ynys Brydain ... ', 'Drygioni Medd'dod', 'Dewis bethau Howel lygad Cwsg', 'Trws'neiddrwydd Gruffydd ap Adda ap D'd', 'Achau Llewelyn ap Gruffydd y Tywysog diwaethaf o'r Cymru', 'Ymddiddanion ffraethion Cynhengras a fu rhwng y Pawn bach o Wickwair yn y Rhôs Is Conwy a Gwgon o Gaer Einion y Mhowys. A elwir yn gyffredin Araith Wgon', 'Cronigl Cymru a Lloy(e)gr yn amgyffred fal y treuthir isod' (with an additional 'narration' by Rice Jones), 'Taliesin a'i traethodd', 'Rhwng Merddin a Gwenddydd ei chwaer' and 'Merddin a Gwenddydd', 'The Most noted Poems in Mr Bulkeley of Brynddu's Collection' (now NLW MS832); 'An account of the wages paid the workemen for raissing a fence upon Ceiriog under Pentre gwyn a Tenem[en]t of the Hond. John Myddelton Esqr.', with a covering letter from Richd. Ffoulkes (transcribed from Cwrtmawr MS 222, p. 57v.); a power of attorney from Oliv[er] Thomas, Shrewsbury, yeoman to John Thomas Rees, Llanymowthwey, Merioneth, yeoman, 1674 (original in Cwrtmawr MS 222, p. 61) and a letter relating thereto from Robert Vaughan, Salop to John Thomas Rees (original in Cwrtmawr MS74, No. 3); records of the births and baptisms, 1712-33 [at Llansilin], of the children of Richard Ffoulkes (original in Cwrtmawr MS 222, p. 60v); transcripts of fifty-nine letters of Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain'), 1793-1831 and undated, largely addressed to Thomas Richards at Berriew and Llangynyw; a prospectus, 1793, of 'Celtic Remains' in two volumes, the first by 'the Late Lewis Morris Esq.' and the second by Walter Davies, All-Souls College, Oxford; letters largely to Thomas Richards, Berriew and Llangynyw or David Richards ('Dewi Silin') from Peter Bayley Williams, Llanrug, 1828, John Jones ('Tegyd'), Christ Church, Oxford, 1819-22 and undated, W[illiam van Mildert] bishop of Llandaff, 1822, D. Davies, Chester, 1825, Wm. Owen Pughe, London, 1812-19, Ebenezer Thomas ('Eben Fardd'), Llangybi, 1824, Robt. Parry ('Robyn Ddu Eryri'), 1824 and undated, Tho. Jones, Long Acre, London, 1825, W. Owen ('Eos Glan Hafren'), Newtown, 1824, John Roberts, Tremeirchion, 1822, Robt. Davies ['Bardd Nantglyn'], 1825 and undated, and A[neurin] Owen, [Nantglyn], 1821; a list of titles and first couplets of the poems of Dafydd ap Gwilym; 'Llyma henwe y 24 brenin or brutanied... ' (originally from a manuscript of William Thomas, Llanallgo). Inset at the end of the volume are transcripts of Montgomeryshire pedigrees, etc. Much of the material in the volume has been transcribed from other volumes now in the Cwrtmawr Collection (e.g. MSS 200, 222, 242 and 243) and there are references to such sources as 'un o lyfrau Maesglas Mallwyd' (transcribed in 1857) (p. 269), a manuscript in the hand of Robert Arthur (p. 342), 'Llyfr ym meddiant Lowri Jones' (p. 380), etc. A note pasted on the inside of the upper cover states 'This Vol. was copied by Owen Jones (brother of Myrddin Fardd) from a MS Vol. ... in the handwriting of Lewis Morris [Cwrtmawr MS 200] now at Bryntanad, Llanerfyl Montgomerys[hire] (Richards) E. Breese'. Owen Jones was for a short time a private tutor at BrynTanad (see The Dictionary of Welsh Biography). The spine is lettered 'Mannoethwy MSS'.

Copies of letters

Copies of letters by Walter Davies, Rowland Williams (Meifod), J.B. Bosanquet, Joseph Tarn, Thomas Price (Carnhuanawc), John Jones (Tegid), William Owen [-Pughe], Edward Williams (Iolo Morgannwg), etc.

Copies of letters

Two volumes consisting of copies by D. Silvan Evans of letters written by Walter Davies, John Jones (Tegid), and Edward Williams (Strand, London).

Evans, D. Silvan (Daniel Silvan), 1818-1903

Copies of letters

Copies, mainly by John Jenkins, of letters written by William Owen [-Pughe], Peter Bayley Williams, Walter Davies, David Owen (Dewi Wyn o Eifion), Richard Llwyd (Bard of Snowdon), and S. Pryce (Meifod).

Copies of letters

Copies by John Jenkins of letters sent by him to Walter Davies, John Parry (Bardd Alaw), Peter Bayley Williams, John Blackwell (Alun), Pryce Buckley Williams, Taliesin Williams (Ab Iolo), and Thomas Price (Carnhuanawc).

Correspondence of 'Erfyl',

Letters to 'Erfyl', the correspondents including [John Blackwell, 'Alun'], ?1829 (references to the Royal Denbigh Eisteddfod of 1828, William Owen-Pughe, etc.); Jane Davies, Penmaen Dovey, 1851 (letters of her father, 'Gwallter Mechain'); [Robert Davies, 'Bardd Nantglyn'], 1818; Evan Evans ('Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'), 1847-54 (Rhuddlan Eisteddfod, 1850, etc.); [John Jones, 'Ioan Tegid'], Christ Church, Oxford, 1840; [John Jones[ 'Myllin', 1820 (emigrants from Llanfyllin, Llangadfan, Hirnant, and Llangynog, to America, Wrexham Eisteddfod, 1820, 'Dafydd Ddu Eryri' and 'Dafydd Ionawr'); John Owen ('Owan Alaw') [1855] (death of 'Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'); W[illiam] Owen-Pughe, 1834; W[illiam] Rowlands ('Gwilym Lleyn'); Robert Saunderson, Bala, 1830-48; Morris Williams ('Nicander'), Jesus College [Oxford], 1832-?34 (orthography of the Welsh Bible); and William Williams ('Gwilym Caledfryn'), 1824-5 (a bitter attack on David Saunders, Merthyr, etc.). NLW MS 9031 also contains letters to John Parry, Chester from W[illiam] E[dwards], Ysgeifiog, 1823, and Evan Evans ('Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'), 1820, and from [Thomas Price, 'Carnhuanawc'] to Y Gwladgarwr (printed in the 1834 edition, pp. 19-20); and letters from 'Erfyl' to W[alter] D[avies] ('Gwallter Mechain'), 1818 and undated (Welsh proverbs, Welsh grammar), R[obert] D[avies] ('Bardd Nantglyn'), 1818 (Welsh poetry), [John Jones, 'Myllin', 1838], 'Ioan Tegid', 1831 (orthography of the Welsh Bible), R[ichard] P[arry, 'Gwalchmai'], 1850 and undated (references to Richard Llwyd ('Bard of Snowdon') and the Rhuddlan Eisteddfod of 1850), [Robert] S[aunderson, Bala], 1850 and undated, and others.

Gwaith Walter Davies

Poems, essays, letters, and miscellanea by Walter Davies used by D. Silvan Evans when he was compiling Gwaith ... Walter ... Davies ... (Carmarthen and London, 1868).

Gwallter Mechain (3)

Transcripts and notes of Mari Ellis relating to Walter Davies (Gwallter Mechain), comprising transcripts of his correspondence, mainly from NLW MSS 1804-5E, 1808-9E, [1980s], [?2004] (ME 7/1-3); transcripts from his diaries, mainly NLW MS 1757B (ME 7/4); transcripts and notes concerning the provincial eisteddfodau of 1819-1834, [1990s] (ME 7/5); notes concerning Davies's connections with Penmaendyfi (ME 7/6); and translations into Welsh of letters of Walter Davies, Jane Davies and others mainly relating to their time at Llanrhaeadr[-ym-Mochnant, Montgomeryshire] (ME 7/7).

'Gwallter Mechain' letters,

Autograph letters to the Reverend Thomas Richards, Berriew from Walter Davies ('Gwallter Mechain') (1808, 1824, 1831); letters (copies) to Thomas Stephens, Merthyr from 'Gwallter Mechain', 1847; letters (copies) to Jonathan Reynolds, Merthyr from 'Gwallter Mechain', 1847; autograph letter to the Reverend George Mathews, Berriew from 'Gwallter Mechain' (1819); autograph letter to Evan Evans, Aber Rhyw from 'Gwallter Mechain'; autograph letter to the Reverend R. Richards, Caerwys from 'Gwallter Mechain' (1814); autograph letter to the Trustees of Mrs Bevan's Charity School from 'Gwallter Mechain' (1831); copies of letters to various people in the hand of 'Gwallter Mechain'; letters and addresses to 'Gwallter Mechain' by David Phillips on behalf of the inhabitants of Dolgwynfelin; Tegid (1839); Jenkins, Kerry (1829).

Iolo Morganwg

Papers, [1980s], of Mari Ellis relating to Iolo Morganwg, consisting mostly of transcripts of his correspondence with Gwallter Mechain and others (ME 17/1, 3) and of inventories for his late brothers in Jamaica (ME 17/2).

Letters

One of eight volumes consisting of several hundred letters, chiefly of the first half of the nineteenth century, written mainly to John Jenkins and his wife, to Walter Davies and his daughter Jane, and to John Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi) and other members of his family, by numerous correspondents, including: Rice Rees, W. J. Rees (Cascob), William Rees (Llandovery), David Richards (Dafydd Ionawr), Hugh D. Richards (Caswallon Machno), T. Richards (Llangynyw), T. Richards (Berriew), John Roberts (Tremeircion), Peter Roberts (Halkin), Samuel Roberts (S.R.), W. J. Roberts (Gwilym Cowlyd), David Rowland (Carmarthen), David Rowlands (Chatham), David Rowland (Llanwnnog), Thomas Rowland (Newtown), William Rowlands (Gwilym Lleyn), Robert Saunderson (Bala), J. C. Severn, Anna Maria Shipley, Sir John Sinclair (Board of Agriculture), David Thomas (Dafydd Ddu Eryri), Edward Thomas (Tregarth), John Thomas (Pencerdd Gwalia), and Lewis Turnor.

Letters

Drafts of letters sent by Walter Davies to The Church and State Gazette and The Shrewsbury Chronicle, 1811-1835.

Letters

One of eight volumes consisting of several hundred letters, chiefly of the first half of the nineteenth century, written mainly to John Jenkins and his wife, to Walter Davies and his daughter Jane, and to John Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi) and other members of his family, by numerous correspondents, including: D. Bird Allen, Thomas Beynon (archdeacon of Cardigan), C. W. Bowen (Kidwelly), J. Bowen (Bath), J. Bowen (Llechryd), Samuel Bowen (Newtown), Edward Breese, Samuel Butler (Shrewsbury), R. Myddelton Biddulph, John Blackwell (Alun), Thomas Burgess (bishop of St. Davids), Lord Carrington (chairman of the Board of Agriculture), Thomas Clarkson (philanthropist), W. Cleaver (Denbigh), Hester Maria Cotton, William Cragg (Board of Agriculture), Alfred Butler Clough, and Roger B. Clough.

Letters

Letters and fragments of letters, addressed mainly to Walter Davies, Jane Davies, and John Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi), among the correspondents being Edward Jones (Bardd y Brenin) and Edward Williams (Iolo Morganwg); fragments of letters from Humphrey Foulks to Edward Lhuyd and from William Jones [? also to Lhuyd]; autographs of Welsh bishops; etc.

Letters

One of eight volumes consisting of several hundred letters, chiefly of the first half of the nineteenth century, written mainly to John Jenkins and his wife, to Walter Davies and his daughter Jane, and to John Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi) and other members of his family, by numerous correspondents, including: George Vance, John, Mary, and Jane Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi), William V. Vernon, Elijah Waring, David Williams (Ystradmeurig), D. T. Williams (Tydfylyn), Edward Williams (Iolo Morganwg), Edward Williams (Strand, London), Eliezer Williams, Griffith Williams (Gutyn Peris), Jane Williams (Ysgafell), John Williams (Ab Ithel), John Williams (Cynhafal), Morris Williams (Nicander), Peter Bayley Williams, Pryce Buckley Williames, Taliesin Williams (Taliesin Ab Iolo), St. George Armstrong Williams, William Williams (Caledfryn), William Williams (Brecon), and C. W. Williams Wynn.

Letters

One of eight volumes consisting of several hundred letters, chiefly of the first half of the nineteenth century, written mainly to John Jenkins and his wife, to Walter Davies and his daughter Jane, and to John Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi) and other members of his family, by numerous correspondents, including: David Davies (Mallwyd), David Davies (Penegoes), Jane Davies, John Davies (Brychan), John Davies (Nantcribba), Mary Davies (Kerry), Richard Davies (Breton), Walter Davies, Walter Cecil Davies, Richard Dickens (Cardigan), James Donne (Llanyblodwel), John F. M. Dovaston, Ellis Owen Ellis (Ellis Bryncoch), Daniel Evans (Daniel Ddu o Geredigion), David Evans (Dafydd ab Ieuan), David Evans (Llanymynech), David Evans (London), Evan Evans (Ieuan Glan Geirionydd), Herbert Evans (Highmead), John Evans (Ioan Maelor), Morgan Evans (Llangunllo), Titus Evans (Machynlleth), and William Evans (Seren Gomer Office, Carmarthen).

Letters

One of eight volumes consisting of several hundred letters, chiefly of the first half of the nineteenth century, written mainly to John Jenkins and his wife, to Walter Davies and his daughter Jane, and to John Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi) and other members of his family, by numerous correspondents, including: Thomas James (Llallawg), Arthur James Johnes, Thomas Johnes (Hafod), Edward Jones (Bardd y Brenin), Edwin Jones (Towyn), John Jones (Jac Glanygors), John Jones (Tegid), John Cain Jones (Sion Ceiriog), Morris Jones (Meurig Idris), Morris Charles Jones, Owen Wynne Jones (Glasynys), Peter Jones (Pedr Fardd), Robert Jones (Rotherhithe), Rowland Jones (Greenwich), Theophilus Jones, Thomas Jones (Bardd Cloff), Thomas Jones (Thomas Gwynedd), T. Griffiths Jones, William Jones (Llangadfan), and Samuel Kenrick.

Letters

One of eight volumes consisting of several hundred letters, chiefly of the first half of the nineteenth century, written mainly to John Jenkins and his wife, to Walter Davies and his daughter Jane, and to John Vaughan (Penmaen Dyfi) and other members of his family, by numerous correspondents, including: Caleb Lewis (Cardigan), D. Jones Lewis (Gilfach), John Lewis (London), David Lloyd (Llanbister), Howel W. Lloyd, Angharad Llwyd, C. T. C. Luxmoore (Guilsfield), Carl Meyer, Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, S[arah] Millingchamp, W. Morgan (Bradford), Joseph Morris (Shrewsbury), and Richard Newcome.

Letters

Letters and drafts of letters written by Walter Davies including several written to John Jenkins.

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