File NLW MS 11548E. - Letters,

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NLW MS 11548E.




  • 1834-1836. (Creation)

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Four holograph letters to the Reverend Dr. [William] Buckland, Christ Church, Oxford, from J[oshua] Trimmer, Caerna[r]von, etc., 1834-1836 (a 'good budget' of 'diluvial news' from Caernarvonshire, the 'alluvia' of Dublin Bay, etc.) (together with one draft reply), and from J[ohn] E[ddowes] Bowman [the elder], from Varteg near Ponty Pool, Monmouthshire, and from Gresford, near Wrexham, 1836 (papers read at the British Association meetings at Bristol, the excavation of the Cefn bone cave); and one holograph letter from Geo. Cumming, Dolhyfryd, near Denbigh, to the Reverend Edward Stanley (of Adderley) [sic] at the British Association, Bristol, 1836 (observations on the limestone caves at Cefn).

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11548E.

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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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September 2009.


  • English



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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971);

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