Item NLW MS 23699E, ff. 135-137. - Letters of the Ladies of Llangollen,

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NLW MS 23699E, ff. 135-137.


Letters of the Ladies of Llangollen,


  • 1817, 1827 / (Creation)

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3 ff.

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A.R. Heath Rare Books and Manuscripts; Bristol; Purchase; December 2000; B2000/16.

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A letter, 2 February 1817 (watermark 1801), to [the Rev. George] Robson, prebendary of St Asaph and rector of Erbistock (ff. 135-136), and another to his wife, 1 October 1827 (watermark 1823) (f. 137), from Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby, 'The Ladies of Llangollen'. Both letters are in the hand of [?Eleanor Butler]. They are mainly concerned with local affairs, relating in particular to the parish clerk of Llangollen, [Robert Wynne-Eyton], and his wife (ff. 135-136).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23699E, ff. 135-137.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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