Item NLW MS 23980F, ff. 24-25. - Ladies of Llangollen letters,

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NLW MS 23980F, ff. 24-25.


Ladies of Llangollen letters,


  • 1819. (Creation)

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2 ff. (each originally folded as two leaves).Seal tears.Seal tears

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Previously sold at auction by Anderson & Garland, Newcastle upon Tyne, in 2010 (Summer Fine Art & Antiques Sale, lot 384).

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C. C. Bebbington; A Piece of History, Chichester; Purchase; September 2010; 006038841.

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Two letters, one dated 19 November 1819, from Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby, the Ladies of Llangollen, [?in the hand of Sarah Ponsonby], to Mrs [?Anne] Hurt Sitwell, staying at Gwersyllt Park, Wrexham, arranging to meet.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23980F, ff. 24-25.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23980F, ff. 24-25; $q - Seal tears.