File NLW MS 21831E. - Llyfr Dewi Siabot,

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NLW MS 21831E.


Llyfr Dewi Siabot,


  • 1840-1846 / (Creation)

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45 ff. ; 330 x 200 mm. Stitched in brown paper wrappers, repaired at NLW.

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Archival history

'David Roberts his Book. Amrywiaeth' on front cover.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Venerable Archdeacon Owen Thomas; Berriew; Donation; 1982

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Scope and content

A commonplace book, 1840-1846, of David Roberts ('Dewi Siabot', [? 1821- ]) containing poetry, sermons and essays composed or copied by him during his period as a schoolmaster at Capel Curig and Waunfawr, Caernarfonshire.

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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 21831E.

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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 21831E.