- 1582-1950. (Creation)
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18 bundles, 70 folders, 9 envelopes.
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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.
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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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