File ADD3/2/2 - Letters from her children and grandchildren

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Letters from her children and grandchildren


  • 1889-1914 (Creation)

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73 ff. (3 envelopes in 1 folder)

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Letters, 1889-1914 and undated, to Mary Cowper Powys from her children (other than John Cowper Powys) and grandchildren as follows: son Albert Reginald (Bertie) (8 letters + 1 poem), [1891]-1908 and undated (one letter also signed by Bertie's wife Dorothy Mary Powys) (with notes on envelopes in Mary Cowper Powys's hand); son William Ernest (Willie) Powys (22 letters + 1 fragment + 1 poem), [1899]-1914 and undated (with notes on envelopes in Mary Cowper Powys's hand); daughter Gertrude Powys (3), 1889 and undated; son Llewelyn Powys (1), [?1906]; grandson Theodore ('Charles ('Dicky')') Powys (son of Theodore Francis Powys) (2), 1913 and undated; and grandson Littleton Alfred Powys (son of John Cowper Powys) (1), [1909]. Many of the letters are illustrated with ink and/or pencil drawings by the correspondent.

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Arranged chronologically as far as possible within each set of correspondence.

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Folio 12 torn.

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For two further letters (enclosures), 1893, to Mary Cowper Powys from Gertrude Powys see 'Letters to Mary Cowper Powys from John Cowper Powys'.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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