File NLW MS 21881C. - Letters to 'Harri Ddu o Ddyfed',

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NLW MS 21881C.

Title

Letters to 'Harri Ddu o Ddyfed',

Date(s)

  • 1837-1852. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

161 ff. Guarded and filed. Stitch-holes or remains of stitching and a note on f. 64 indicate that most of the items were sewn together in Evans's lifetime.

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David Harbourne; Cardiff; Purchase; 1983

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Some fifty letters, 1837-1841, to Henry Evans ('Harri Ddu o Ddyfed'), secretary of the Cambrian Society, Cardiff, on subjects of Welsh antiquarian and Cymreigyddion interest; together with notes gathered by Evans and verses by or concerning him. The correspondents include Edward Copleston, bishop of Llandaf (2) 1838, Thomas Phillipps, Middle Hill (7) 1837-39, Thomas Price ('Carnhuanawc') (3) 1837, Rice Rees, Llandovery (6) 1837-9, and William Williams, Aberpergwm (3) 1837-39.

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  • Welsh
  • English

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Welsh, English.

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Finding aids

The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 21881C.

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vtls004281646

GEAC system control number

(WlAbNL)0000281646

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

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  • English

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  • Text: NLW MS 21881C.