Sub-sub-fonds PE. - Personal correspondence,

Identity area

Reference code

PE.

Title

Personal correspondence,

Date(s)

  • 1582-1950. (Creation)

Level of description

Sub-sub-fonds

Extent and medium

18 bundles, 70 folders, 9 envelopes.

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Scope and content

Private letters of the families of Maurice, Owen and Ormsby-Gore of Clenennau and Brogyntyn, 1587-1950, the Godolphin family of Abertanat, 1698-1764 and other individuals who were connected with them by marriage, friendship or official business, 1582-1933, frequently accompanied by copies, drafts or originals of outgoing correspondence and relevant letters from third parties. The range of subjects includes personal and social matters; local government; political news; contemporary national and local events; lawsuits; questions of title and inheritance; trusts; debts, mortgages and other financial matters; family history; the education and careers of individuals; property purchases and estate business in North Wales, Shropshire and Ireland, where this is inseparable from other topics.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Arranged into three groups of correspondence relating to the Maurice, Owen and Ormsby-Gore families; the Godolphin family and miscellaneous individuals.

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Related units of description

Letters relating specifically to routine estate administration are in EA.

Further 16th-17th century correspondence of the Maurices, Owens and other individuals is in Clenennau Letters and Papers.

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Note

Title of sub-sub-fonds supplied by content.

Note

Preferred citation: PE.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number

vtls004509932

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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