File NLW MS 19072E - Miscellaneous papers and correspondence

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NLW MS 19072E

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Miscellaneous papers and correspondence

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  • 1766-[?early 20 cent.] (Creation)

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40 ff.

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Walter Davies (Gwallter Mechain; 1761-1849), was a cleric, poet, antiquary, and a literary critic.

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Items guarded in a cardboard cover and numbered '7' by J. E. Griffith: The Names of those Persons that ware Drowned in Abermena[i] fery Boat on the 5 Dec. - their Bodys being not found on 24 – (f. 1); A List of the Unfortunate Persons that Perished on Talyfoel Sands in the Abermena[i] Ferry Boat, on Monday Night the 5th Dec. 1785 in their way Home from Carnarvon Fair, Hugh Wms of Tynllwydan being the only man that Came a shore a live upon the Mast and Oar with the Greatest Difficulty Imaginable (f. 2); Extract of a Letter from Hugh Williams of Tinllwydan, Aberffraw Anglesey. From the Chester Chronicle Friday Dec. 23. 1785 [in the hand of J. E. Griffith] (ff. 3-4); 'Damweiniau ar yr Afon Menai' [in the hand of J. E. Griffith] (f. 4); Nine letters, 1766-81, from W[illia]m Williams, Llandygai, to Robert Hughes (Robin Ddu yr Ail o Fôn), at London (Welsh) (ff. 5-21v); A letter, 1818, from W[illia]m Owen Pughe, London, to [the Rev. Hugh Davies, the botanist, of Beaumaris] (f. 22); 'Diolchgarwch i Mr Griffith Griffiths, Taldrwst, am Wair i Ferlyn yr Awdur yn Ngauaf 1846', being verses and a short note from R. M. Williamson (Bardd Môn), Niwbwrch, dated 26 January 1846 [?1847] (ff. 23-24v); A letter, 1809, from Walter Davies (Gwallter Mechain), of Manafon, to William Williams, Llandygai (ff. 25-26); A letter, 1804, from J[ohn] J[ones] Glany Gors at London, to [William] Williams, [Llandygai] (ff. 27-28v); Draft letter, 1805, from [William Williams, Llandygai] to J[ohn] Jones [Glan-y-gors] at London (ff. 29-32v); Two letters, 1770-80, from W[illia]m Williams, Llandygai, to Robert Hughes (Robin Ddu yr Ail o Fôn), at London (Welsh) (ff. 33-36v); Two letters, 1775-6, from Rob[er]t Hughes (Robin Ddu yr Ail o Fon), at London, to William Williams, Llandygai) (ff. 37-40v).

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  • English
  • Welsh

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Welsh, English

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  • English

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