File NLW MS 13201D. - Letters to W. Howell, etc.,

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NLW MS 13201D.


Letters to W. Howell, etc.,


  • 1817-1834 / (Creation)

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Nine letters, 1817-1834, written to members of the Howell family mainly by other members of the same family, the details being as follows: three letters, 1825-1826, from Evan Howels [sic], Minsterley [co. Salop], one to his brother, William Howels, at Mr. Hughes, Stationer &c., Church Street, Wrexham (his situation, mention of his uncle Abraham and family, W. Williams, and Evan Thomas), and two to his parents (Mr. William Howells, Bont Dolgadfan, Llanbrynmair) (his situation, mention of Mr. [?Thomas] James, the preacher, acknowledging a letter informing him of the death [of his brother, William]); four letters, 1825-1826, one with part torn away, from William Howell, Gwrecsham [sic], two to his parents (Mr. William Howells, Pont Dolgadfan, Llanbrynmair) and two to his brother, Abraham Howell, at Mr. John Jones, Grocer (Shopkeeper), Machynlleth (his plans, illness and deaths in and around Wrexham, a visit to a menagerie, reference to going to Crab tree green on Sunday afternoons with two others and to commencing to hold singing meetings there); (Rees and) Grace Morgan (endorsed 'Ebensburg . . . 1817'), to William Howel, Pont Dolgadfan, Llanbrynmair, and other relations including Richard and Mary Williams (family affairs); and Wm. Powell, 1834, to Mr. A[braham] Howell (endorsed by A[braham] H[owell] '. . . A Letter found by me in Powell's Drawer after he ran away from his employment [destination - America] and my remarks thereon').

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Arranged chronologically at NLW.

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Welsh, English.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as J. M. Howell 13.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 13201D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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