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Williams, Hugh, 1807?-1870
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Miscellaneous letters including a tracing of a letter by Thomas Charles, 27 April 1811; and letters from Sir James Hills Johnes, 1908, Pierce Jones, Ffestiniog, 1861; Thomas Jones, Llwynrodyn, 1848, Bryntirion, 1851; J. Phillips, Bangor, 1862; Hugh Williams, London, 1858; and John Price Williams, Rhuallt, 1868.

Gwaith Talhaiarn ac eraill,

  • NLW MS 9490E.
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  • [1836x1895] /

Holograph manuscripts of poems by John Jones ('Talhaiarn'):- 'Clod ac Anglod i Lundain', 1845, with a glossary 'for the benefit of country cousins who do not understand their own langauge'; 'Cân i fy Mam' copied out in a letter to Thomas Jones, 1852, 'the best song, in my opinion, I ever wrote'; 'To Aled [O Vôn]', 1857; 'Cymru lân, gwald y gân', 1857; an englyn to 'David Owen Williams, mab bach Eryr Môn', 1867, with an English translation; 'Photograph Talhaiarn', two 'englynion', 1863; 'Gweno fwyn gu', 1868; 'Cerdd i Lanfair Talhaiarn'; 'Mae Robin yn swil'; 'Brenin y Canibalyddion', a broadside; a group of miscellaneous poems:- 'Galar-gân ar ôl Ann Hughes, yr Harp, Llanfair Talhaiarn', by Joseph Roberts, Bryn-neuadd, 1876; 'Llef o'r Ysbyty' by Hugh Edwards ('Huwco Penmaen'), 1882; 'englynion ar briodas Meistr Thomas Hughes a Miss Ann Jones of Harp', 1847; 'englynion o ddiolchgarwch i Talhaiarn a Thomas Jones, yr Harp, am Razor' by 'Irwedd Min Elwy', 1858; 'Galar gŵr ar ôl ei wraig' by Thomas Hughes; 'Cân dewis gwraig' and an 'englyn ar briodas Owen Williams' by 'Eilydd Elwy'; 'Cân i Maria Hughes, Harp', by 'Eilydd Elwy'; a stanza to a young maiden by 'Ysbryd Glan y Gors'; 'Englynion ar ddychweliad Talhaiarn o Ffrainc'; a poem to 'Talhaiarn' by 'Aled o Fôn'; an incomplete letter addressed from Oswestry, 1836, with a poem entitled 'Tri phenill i'w canu ar hyfrydwch y Brenin Sior'; 'At fy nghyfaill Talhaiarn', 1852, a broadside, probably by 'Aled o Vôn'; 'Wanted a Clerk, a new song dedicated without permission to W. G. & Co.' and a Spanish dialogue 'Patron y Dependiente' probably by Thomas Jones, Valparaiso, 1848; and an 'Invocation to the Muse', 1895; autograph letters from Thomas Jones, Valparaiso, 1845, to J. D. Jones, grocer, St Asaph, and John Jones ('Talhaiarn'), 1863-7, to John and Maria Hughes; an account of the administration of the estate of John Jones ('Talahaiarn') by Thomas Jones, 1871; a copy of a letter by Mahomed Cassein; and press cuttings of poems by 'Talhaiarn' and Robert Jones ('Meigant'), articles on 'Eglwys y Cymry', 'Llanfair Talhaiarn', a letter by John Williams ab Ithel on the subject of the chair poem at the Llangollen eisteddfod of 1858, and a broadside reprint of the 'Reasons assigned by Cadvan and Talhaiarn for their withdrawal [from] the London Eisteddvod', 1855.

Talhaiarn, 1810-1869

The 'Talhaiarn' Testimonial Fund

Papers and letters, 1863-1865, relating to the 'Talhaiarn' Annuity Fund, including letters from William Jones ('Gwrgant') and Hugh Williams ('Cadvan'), secretaries of the fund, and a certified copy of the birth certificate of 'Talhaiarn'.