File NLW MS 12816C. - Miscellaneous correspondence,

Identity area

Reference code

NLW MS 12816C.


Miscellaneous correspondence,


  • 1785-1878. (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Miscellaneous correspondence including holograph letters from W. Aldridge, London, to Rob[er]t Ellis at the College, Trevecka, 1785 (personal); G[eorge Davys, bishop of] Peterborough, to [? the Reverend Edward Morgan, vicar of Syston, co. Leicester], 1846 (the acceptance of district visitors as candidates for deacons' orders); [the Reverend] John Elias ['o Fôn'], Fron [co. Anglesey], to the Reverend Ellis Phillips, 1840 (1 + 1 by inference) (legal action threatened against the writer and recipient ); [ ] Foulkes, Machynlleth, to Ann ?Peters, 1835 (personal) (incomplete); E. J. Hamilton, Brighton, to the Reverend J. B. Figgis, ? Brighton, 1906 (information relating to the Reverend J. Trego [? Congregational minister], and London Road [Congregational] Church, Brighton) (forwarded to [ ]); Dan[iel Jones], Wrexham, to [ ], 1837 (an abstract of a sermon) (incomplete); E. Jones, Wrexham, to his brother, 1864-1878 (2) (dates of birth of the writer, his brothers, and sisters, a school at Adwy['r Clawdd, near Wrexham] kept by Thomas Evans circa 1804, the publication of Mân Gofion [o bethau crefyddol, moesol, a diddanol . . . (Gwrecsam, 1821)] by the writer's father with Thomas Evans's name 'put to it as the author', the publication of the Reverend T[homas] Charles: Geiriadur [Ysgrythyrol . . .] in one volume, the publication of the works of the Reverend Lewis Edwards of Bala in two volumes, an address presented to the Reverend O[wen] Evans [Congregational minister] on his departure from Wrexham, books on the miracles and parables of Christ [Gwyrthiau Crist . . . (Wrexham, 1868), and Dammegion yr Arglwydd Iesu (Wrexham, 1873)] by the said Owen Evans); Ebenezer Jones, Wrexham, to ? his brother, 1843 (the founding of a society for civil and religious liberty at Ruthin, the need to reform the [Anglican] Church but from within, the improvement in the character of the clergy, a tract by the Reverend T[homas] Spencer [perpetual curate of Hinton Charterhouse] entitled Practical Suggestions on Church Reform); [the Reverend] W[illia]m Leigh, The Vicarage, Eglwysilan, to [ ], 1849 (the reopening of the rebuilt church of Llanvabon, a harvest festival at ?Eglwysilan, the ordaining of [the Reverend William] Davies as curate of Llanvabon); [the Reverend] Ed[ward] Morgan, [vicar of] Syston [co. Leicester], to Tho[ma]s Jones, Chester, undated (material relating to [?the Reverend Simon] Loyd ( sic) [Methodist cleric], a letter to St. David's College [Lampeter] on behalf of recipient, the writer's biographies of H[owel] Harris and [the Reverend Thomas] Charles, an intended work on the Welsh Calvinistic Methodists by [the Reverend John] Hughes [Methodistiaeth Cymru . . . ( Gwrecsam, 3 cyf. 1851-1856)]), and W[illia]m Jones, Wrexham, [18]45 (an intended biography of [?the Reverend John] Humphreys [C.M. minister] by recipient's friend, the writer's intention of publishing selected letters of [the Reverend John] Elias ['o Fôn']); H. Raikes to [ ] Hutton, 1854 (the writer's declining strength, his ?resignation from a committee of ?the British and Foreign Bible Society, reflections on the work of that Society ); and [the Reverend] Henry Rees [C.M. minister], Benarth, to [ ], 1867 (preaching engagements).

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

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

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title based on contents.


Formerly known as D. E. Jenkins 86.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12816C.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area