NLW MS 21816E.
- 1801-1849. (Creation)
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110 ff. Guarded and filed.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Various sources, detailed in a list at the beginning of the file; Donations and purchases; 1982-1997
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Scope and content
Letters, 1801-1849, of miscellaneous provenance, including three letters, with sketches, 1804-1805, from the architect John Nash and his assistant to Sir George Cornewall relating to construction work at Moccas Court, Herefordshire; three letters, 1801-1808, to William Clayfield, Bristol, from James Watt and his sons Gregory Watt and James Watt; and three letters, 1824-1826, from the artist George Perfect Harding to David Pennant of Downing, Flintshire, together with related notes by the latter. Among the other correspondents are James Everett (1) 1825, Sir Francis Freeling (1) 1833, Felicia Hemans (1) n.d., Dorothea Jordan (2) 1813 and n.d., Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis (1) n.d., Richard Llwyd ('Bard of Snowdon') (1) 1812, John Parry ('Bardd Alaw') (2) 1831 and n.d., Sir Thomas Picton (2) 1810-1813, Henry Richard (1) 1849 and Isaac Williams (1) .
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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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Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 21816E.
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- Moccas Court (Herefordshire, England) (Subject)
- Clayfield, William, fl. ca. 1805. (Subject)
- Cornewall, George, Sir, fl. ca. 1804. (Subject)
- Freeling, Francis, Sir, 1764-1836. (Subject)
- Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853. (Subject)
- Jordan, Dorothy, 1761-1816. (Subject)
- Lewis, T. Frankland (Thomas) Sir, 1780-1855. (Subject)
- Llwyd, Richard, 1752-1835. (Subject)
- Nash, John, 1752-1835. (Subject)
- Parry, John, 1776-1851. (Subject)
- Pennant, David, 1763-1841. (Subject)
- Picton, Thomas, Sir, 1758-1815. (Subject)
- Watt, Gregory, 1777-1804. (Subject)
- Watt, James, Jnr., 1769-1848. (Subject)
- Watt, James, 1736-1819. (Subject)
- Richard, Henry, 1812-1888. (Subject)
- Everett, James, 1784-1872. (Subject)
- Williams, Isaac, 1802-1865. (Subject)
- Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835 (Subject)
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Dates of creation revision deletion