File NLW MS 12505D. - Poetry,

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NLW MS 12505D.




  • [1750x1825] / (Creation)

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Miscellaneous poems in various hands including poems entitled 'A Christmas Chace 1777' (mention of Porkington and Llanarmon), 'The Cheshire Grand Jury's Address to Sir J[?oseph] J[?eky]ll' [chief justice of Chester, 1697- 1717] (referring to the prosecution of [Henry] Sacheverel[l] in which Jekyll had taken part), 'On the total Eclipse of the Moon, July 3oth 1776', and 'A Mere Sketch for the Amusement of you and yours' (addressed on the dorse to John Lloyd, Esqr., Wickwer near St. Asaph), a Latin epitaph to Jonathan Edwards [principal of Jesus College, Oxford, 1686-1712], and a poem written by Richard Howard [later rector of Denbigh, 1818-1843, and of Llandegfan with Beaumaris, 1826-1843, etc.] at Mold, 10 April 1802 (addressed on the dorse to Miss [ ] Lloyd, Mold).

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  • english, latin.

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English, Latin.

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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 105.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12505D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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