File NLW MS 11103D - Letters and miscellanea,

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NLW MS 11103D


Letters and miscellanea,


  • 1756-1845 (Creation)

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A group of holograph letters and miscellaneous papers which includes a letter to [John Salusbury of Bach-y-graig, father of Hester Lynch Piozzi], 1756, concerning a survey of Bachygraig estate; a proof copy of a circular from Henry Thrale to the electors of Southwark, 1765, with manuscript corrections by Dr. Samuel Johnson; a draft letter of thanks from Henry Thrale to the electors of Southwark [December, 1765], in the hand of Samuel Johnson; a letter (unsigned) from [Hester Lynch Thrale], 1784; a letter, 1789, containing an epitaph on Samuel Johnson; a letter from [Hester Lynch Piozzi] to Messrs. T[homas] Cadell, Junior, and [William] Davies, booksellers, Strand, London, 1796; 'A Christmas Carol for Brynbella 1797', in the hand of Hester Lynch Piozzi?; a letter from [Hester Lynch Piozzi] from Bath to [her coachman] Jacob [Weston], 1798; a letter from Wm. Henry Chambers, Holywell, to Mrs. Piozzi at Bath, 1803; a letter from T[homas] Shephard, Enborne [near Newbury], to Mrs. Piozzi at London, 1810 (John Salusbury Piozzi Salusbury's tutoring account, etc.); a transcript of a letter from [Sir John Salusbury Piozzi Salusbury] to Dr. [Robert] Gray, 1823; and two letters from Robt. Gray to Sir John [Salusbury Piozzi] Salisbury [sic] at Bronwylfa, 1823. The following documents have been extracted from other items in the 'Brynbella Piozziana' and added to the present group:- a holograph letter from Edwd. Mangin at Bath to Mrs. Piozzi, also at Bath, [1816]; a list of the names and subscriptions of the well-wishers of Sir John Salusbury Piozzi Salusbury at Brynbella, 6 January, 1818; and copies of correspondence of Sir John Salusbury Piozzi Salusbury, 1844-1845, relating to claims upon, and the title to, the Bachygraig estate.

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  • French

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English, French.

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See the Harvard University Library catalogue (via OASIS (Online Archival Search Information System) on for a letter from Hester Lynch Piozzi to Jacob Weston, 1795.

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Previously known as Brynbella 8.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 11103D

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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