File NLW MS 10577C. - Quaker miscellanies,

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NLW MS 10577C.


Quaker miscellanies,


  • 1706-1869. (Creation)

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179 ff. (partial pagination i-xvi, 1-181; p. [283] to end blank) ; 255 x 200 mm.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mr G. H. Last; Bromley; Purchase; October 1935

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An album of miscellanies, compiled [c. 1825]-[1869] (watermark 1823), including transcripts of epistles from the Yearly Meeting of Women Friends in New York to the Yearly Meeting of Women Friends in London, 1808, and from the Yearly Meeting of Women Friends in London to the Quarterly Meetings ... of Women Friends in Great Britain, 1810, 1812, 1813; a letter from Lady Rachel Russell to her son, the Duke of Bedford, 1706; testimonies concerning Sarah Hustler, Bradford, 1817, and Elizabeth Nicholson, Cockermouth, 1835; extracts of pieces of prose and verse, mainly of Quaker interest; three holograph letters and an album entry by Elihu Burritt, 1847-1869; and miscellaneous autographs, and signatures cut from correspondence.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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Finding aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVIII, 229-30.

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Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 10577C.

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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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Dates of creation revision deletion

September 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;

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