File NLW MS 12404E. - Miscellaneous letters, &c.

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NLW MS 12404E.


Miscellaneous letters, &c.


  • 1609-1786 (Creation)

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Twenty-two miscellaneous holograph and autograph letters. The writers include Sidney Brickdall, Penloyn, to Owen Wynne, Cheapside, London, 1688 (the abatement of legacies left by Win. Lloyd, Llanfair, a nephew of the writer's husband) (together with a separate letter on the same sheet from Margaret Salusbury, Plas Issa, to Owen Wynne, 1688, touching an offer of David Symon's mortgage); Ed'd Crue, Wrexham, to Owen Wynn, Gwydder, 1626/7 (the rent of the rectory of [Eglwys-fach] church and the state of the ' flannen') (together with a memorandum touching demand notes for rent, and another memorandum, 1627, by Edward Lloyd touching the demand for rents at the church porch of Eglwysvache); Ralph Griffith to Wm. Wynne, Mold, undated (a request for nine subpoenas, a possible visit to Dr. Wynne at Tower); Mrs. [Dorothea] Lloyd (in the third person) to Doctor [William] Wynne, [1786] (a request for an opinion on the title to plate and furniture lent to Mrs. Mary Lloyd, Plascock, from Wickwer by her late brothers John and Howel Lloyd) (together with the recipient's opinion subscribed, 14 October 1786); George Monck, 1st duke of Albemarle, T[homas] Clifford, aft. 1st baron Clifford of Chudleigh, and [Sir] J[ohn] Duncombe, Whitehall Treasury Chamber, to Maurice Wynn, Receiver-General for North Wales, at Gwidder, 1668 (the appointment of a collector of Crown revenue); Thos. and Fras. Smedley, Bagilt, to John Wynne, Coed Coch, near Bettws Abergeley, 1777 (2) (a dispute concerning the quality of lead ore sold to the writers by Edward Evans, news of the mine at Llansannen); John Vaughan, Hengwrt, to Owen Wynne, near Wrexham, [17]22 (an examination of the accounts of the earldom of Chester for references to Mold, personal); M. Went, London, to Mrs. [Margaret] Wynne, Bodysgallen, near Conway, 1745 (desires her son [Robert] to be sent to London) (together with an incomplete reply); Bl. Williams to Lady Wynn, Gwydder,?[16]76 (the purchase of lace, meat, fruit, etc., for the recipient in London); Humfrey Wynn to Thomas Gruffith, Henllan, 1679 (the title to lands late of John Hughes in Wickwer); John Wynn, Gwyder, to Win. Lloyd, Lyncols In [sic], 1609 (Wynn of Gwydir Papers, No. 2852); John Wynn, Gwyder, to his son Sir Richard Wynn, 1618 (Wynn of Gwydir Papers, No. 2855); Maurice Wynn [Gwydir] to Hugh Morris, Royall Oak, Cursitors Alley, London, 1666 (business and money matters in connection with the College and the collection of Crown rents); Rich. Wynn, White hall, to his brother Maurice Wynn, Gwidder, 1640 (the recipient's desire for Dolwithelan Castle, the knightship of the shire [Caernarvonshire]); Owen Wynne, Llwyn, to [Edward? Lloyd], 1712 (a balance of £28/7/6 to be paid to Robert Evans, tobacconist, in Grubstreet, London) (together with a postscript to the same effect from the writer's brother John Wynne, and a receipt for the same); Owen Wynne, Brinyorkin, to [-Wynn(e)], undated (2) (Lady Wynn's indisposition, the death of Aunt Lloyd of Tythin, negotiations for a marriage proposal); Robert Wynne to cousin John Wynne, Mayley, [16]61 (a request to pay the demands of Thomas Williams of Ruthin) (together with a letter subscribed from John Wynne to cousin Morris Lloyd, touching upon the same and with reference to the writer's duties as one of the overseers of the will of his uncle Harry Lloyd of Havodynnos); Rob. Wynne [?Bodysgallen], London, to 'Robin', 1758 (the writer's health, the recipient's chicken-hearted way of writing, requests news of Sir Roger Mostyn's success in [the parliamentary election for] Flintshire, greetings to friends); Robert Wynne, Garthmeilio, to [ ], undated (criticism by Denbigh folks of Mrs. Wynne's arrangements for the funeral of her friend Mrs. Hugh Owens); and Sarah Wynne, Gwidder, to her husband Sir Richard Wynne, at Chester, 1666 (anxiety over the recipient's safety, family news). Also bound in the volume is a power of attorney from Sir John Wynne, Gwydder, 1618 (Wynn of Gwydir Papers, No. 2856); and a receipt, 1695/6, from Jo. Tolson to Owen Wynne, by the hand of Edward Lloyd, of a half-year's annuity due to Mrs. Elizabeth Templer.

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The first of Owen Wynn's two letters from Bryniorcyn are affected by damp, while the other is incomplete.

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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 Wigfair 4.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12404E.

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  • Text: NLW MS 12404E; $q - The first of Owen Wynn's two letters from Bryniorcyn are affected by damp, while the other is incomplete..