File NLW MS 11335A - Petition for ordinances,

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NLW MS 11335A

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Petition for ordinances,

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  • 1810 / (Creation)

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A volume containing a holograph translation made in 1810 by the Reverend Ebenezer Richard (1781-1837), Calvinistic Methodist minister, of Tregaron, etc., of an unknown Welsh treatise written in support of the Ordination movement. The title-page reads: 'The Complaint of the Calvinistic Methodists in Wales On account of their being destitute of the Ordinances of Christ in his Churches, viz. Baptism and the Supper of the Lord. Translated from the Ancient British 1810'. According to the dedicatory letter, the translation was undertaken at the request of Ebenezer Richard's friend and patron, Captain James Bowen of Cardigan and subsequently of Llwyn-gwair, Pembrokeshire.

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For a transcript of the text of this manuscript, see B. G. Owens: 'An ordination manuscript', Cylchgrawn Cymdeithas Hanes Eglwys Methodistiaid Calfinaidd Cymru, 1938, pp. 62-78.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11335A

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vtls004624725

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH

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February 2009.

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  • English

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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961);

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  • Text: NLW MS 11335A.