File NLW MS 11340B - Letters of Richard Cobden

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NLW MS 11340B


Letters of Richard Cobden


  • 1849, 1872-1887, 1958 (Creation)

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A holograph letter from Ric[hard] Cobden to [Joseph] Sturge, 1849 (the progress of the peace movement, a tribute to Henry Richard); correspondence, 1872-8, relating to the proposed publication by the Cobden Club of the letters of Richard Cobden, including holograph letters to Henry Richard from Thos. Thomasson; Mrs Catherine Anne Cobden; Thomas B. Potter; [Sir] Louis Mallet; Henry Ashworth; [Sir] Thomas Bazley; [Sir] Edward Baines; C[harles] Cobden; W. Cowper Temple; and others; and copies of correspondence between Mrs. Catherine Anne Cobden, Thos. Thomasson, Henry Richard, and others; and holograph letters to Henry Richard from John Morley, Viscount Morley of Blackburn, 1878 (the writer's proposed biography of Richard Cobden; A. J. Mundella, 1882; J[ohn] Thomas, Congregational minister, Liverpool, 1887 (Samuel Morley's contribution to Congregational and other causes in Wales, the writer's proposed biography of the Reverend Thomas Rees, Swansea); and others. Bound with the letters is an offprint of an article by the donor, the Reverend H. R. Evans, M.C., M.A., on 'Henry Richard and Cobden's Letters', published in The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1958, pp. 54-81.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

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  • English

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See H. R. Evans: 'Henry Richard and Cobden's Letters' in The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1958, pp. 54-81.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11340B

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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February 2009.


  • English



The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Wikipedia WWW site; Oxford Dictionary of National Biography WWW site.

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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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