File NLW MS 14033E. - Letters and press cuttings,

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NLW MS 14033E.


Letters and press cuttings,


  • [1901]-[1909]. (Creation)

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149 ff. including insertions (original pagination 1-100; many folios blank) ; 370 x 265 mm. Cloth over boards with double fillets; 'News Cuttings' (gold on front cover); 'J. & S.' (stamp inside back cover).

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A scrapbook, compiled [1901]-[1909], containing fifty-nine letters addressed to Osmond Williams, 1901-1903, and press cuttings mostly relating to him, 1901-1904, 1907, [1909].
The letters are mostly tipped in between leaves and contain a mixture of congratulations, acknowledgements, routine party business and constituency matters. The correspondents include cabinet ministers, Liberal party supporters and activists in Merioneth, and statesmen including Henry Campbell-Bannerman, 1901, 1903 (ff. 11, 13), Lord Rosebery, 1902 (f. 14), H. H. Asquith, 1902 (f. 17-18), A. J. Balfour, 1902 (f. 25), and David Lloyd George, [1903] (f. 63). The press cuttings relate to his Parliamentary and constituency work and include a colour portrait entitled 'The Champion of the Ladies', [1909] (p. 86). A group of cuttings, 1901-1904, relate to Lieut. Osmond Williams in South Africa (pp. 77-80).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 14033E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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