- 1831-1834 (Creation)
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10 ff. ; 230 x 185 mm. and less.
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Mr N. O. Davies; Penarth; Donation; December 1941.
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Four letters, mostly in English, May-October 1831, May 1834, from John Jones (Tegid), Oxford, to Henry Jones, Merthyr Tydfil, mainly concerning Tegid's dispute with William Bruce Knight on the proposed reform of Welsh orthography (see W. B. Knight, Remarks, Historical and Philological, on the Welsh Language (Cardiff, 1830) and John Jones, Reply to the Rev. W. B. Knight's 'Remarks' on Welsh Orthography (Cardiff, 1831)).
Tegid quotes excerpts from letters of support received from Aneurin Owen (f. 1 verso), the Rev. Walter Cecil Davies (f. 2), George Phillips, BA, (f. 2) and Walter Davies (Gwallter Mechain) (f. 5). Also included are holograph poems, in Welsh (ff. 5 verso-6, 7, 10), including 'Merch ieuanc mewn darvodedigaeth', 1833 (f. 7), which was published in the Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory, 5 (1833), 56.
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Arranged chronologically at NLW.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 14145C.
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- Jones, John, 1792-1852 -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Jones, Henry, of Merthyr Tydfil -- Correspondence. (Subject)
- Knight, W. B. (William Bruce), 1786?-1845. (Subject)
- Owen, Aneurin, 1792-1851 (Subject)
- Davies, Walter Cecil, 1802-1863. (Subject)
- Philips, George, b. 1807 or 8. (Subject)
- Davies, Walter, 1761-1849 (Subject)
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Rhys Morgan Jones.