File 480C. - Llythyrau llenorion Llŷn ac Eifionydd,

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Llythyrau llenorion Llŷn ac Eifionydd,


  • 1800-1851. (Creation)

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A volume containing twenty-eight holograph letters written by the following correspondents: T[homas] W[illiams] ('Pedrog') ['Twm Pedrog'], [HMS] Amethyst, 1800-01, to his parents (On. W. Llanbedrog, Pwllheli (1), and to [John Roberts] John Lleyn, Bardd, Pwllheli (2) ('cywyddau' and an 'awdl', etc.); Humphrey Parry to John Thomas ['Sion Wyn o Eifion'], Chwilog near Llanystymdwy, 1808 (1) (mention of Y Greal, Eurgrawn Caer'narfon, and the need in Wales for a proper Grammar); John Jones, Secretary, and Joseph Jones, Treasurer, Amlwch to an unnamed person, 1825 (1) (the Goronwy Owen appeal); Evan Richards, Bryneinion [?Brynengan, Llanystumdwy] to John Thomas ['Sion Wyn o Eifion'] Chwilog, 1815 (1) (religious observations); P[eter] J[ones] ('Pedr Fardd'), Llynlleifiad to Ebenezer Thomas, Bardd, 1827 (1) (englynion 'I'r Cadeirfardd Mr Ebenezer Thomas o Langybi'); John Williams, Pandy bach [Tanybwlch postmark], to Richard Jones, Bard, Baptist Street [?Caernarfon], 1836 (1) (the compositions submitted for adjudication); Thomas Roberts (Llwynrhudol), Llundain to Owen Williams, Waun Vaur [sic], Green Street, Carnarvon, 1836 (1), (the non-arrival of a trunk); Owen Jones 'Owain ab Ioan Glan Dwfr Eifion', Felin uchaf to Richard Jones, Melinydd, Llanbedr, 1828 (1) (an 'englyn'); Morris Williams ['Nicander'], Bangor and Amlwch, 1840-51 (6), all probably addressed to Ebenezer Thomas ['Eben Fardd'], although it is only in one that the addressee is named (suggestions with regard to lodgings, etc. at Bangor, literary matters including references to adjudicating at the Aberffraw eisteddfod, reminiscences, Urdd Beirdd Eifion, etc.); Hugh [Derfel] Hughes (Llandderfel), at Ffestiniog and Llangollen, to Ebenezer Thomas, Bardd, Clynog fawr, 1844 (3), (some impressions of his travels [selling his book], Eben Fardd's review in Y Drysorfa, etc.); John Williams, Tuhwntirbwlch, to John Thomas ['Siôn Wyn o Eifion'], undated (watermark 1837) (1) (reference to the writer's present affliction); Ebenezer Thomas ('Eben Fardd'), Clynnog, to John Thomas ['Siôn Wyn o Eifion'], Chwilog, 1842-4 (7) (bookbinding, the addressee's memoir of Dewi [Wyn], acknowledging 'englynion' (on the birth of James Ebenezer Thomas), references to Dr Pughe, mention of Eben Fardd's appointment to the Pwllheli Free School, etc.); and David Owen ['Dewi Wyn o Eifion'], Gaerwen to an unnamed correspondent, undated (1) (the improvements at Gaerwen, his wish that the addressee and Sir Thomas Mostyn would grant him a lease, mention of the lease of the meeting-house [?Capel y Beirdd]).

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Welsh, English.

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Preferred citation: 480C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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