File NLW MS 1551E - Letters, &c.

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NLW MS 1551E


Letters, &c.


  • 16-18 cents (Creation)

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A portfolio containing thirty-five holograph letters, deeds and documents, 1591-1767, collected by John Lloyd (1733-1793), Caerwys, father of Angharad Llwyd (1780-1866). Seven holograph letters, 1688-1705, were written to Robert Davies (Llannerch, Denbighshire) by his wife Letitia Davies, Sir Richard Wilbraham (Shorwick), Essex Mostyn (Gloddaeth) and others; the others include holograph letters, 1597-1706, from Richard Bulkeley (Beaumaris) to John Salusbury (Llewenni), John Wynne (Stapleton) to Lieut.-Col. [Thomas] Davies at Ashbridge, etc. The deeds and documents consist of bonds, recognisances and agreements, 1591-1695, a petition of the mayor and burgesses of Holt to the Quarter Sessions of Denbighshire for the repayment of a sum of £10 collected in Holt towards the erection of a new shire hall in Wrexham and a copy of the subsequent order authorising the money to be used for the repair of Holt bridge, 1661, and an agreement between John Davies, Llannerch, sheriff of Denbighshire, and other specified persons for the abolition of vails, 1767.

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English, Latin

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Creator ref. no.: Kinmel MS 51


Preferred citation: NLW MS 1551E

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