NLW MS 21881C.
Letters to 'Harri Ddu o Ddyfed',
- 1837-1852. (Creation)
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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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
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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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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- Cambrian Society (Cardiff, Wales) (Subject)
- Cymreigyddion Society. (Subject)
- Evans, Henry, 1801?-1841? -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Copleston, Edward, 1776-1849 (Subject)
- Evans, Henry, 1801?-1841? (Subject)
- Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872 (Subject)
- Price, Thomas, 1787-1848 (Subject)
- Rees, Rice, 1804-1839 (Subject)
- Williams, Morgan S. (Subject)
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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