File MX 17 - Richards family letters

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MX 17

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Richards family letters

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  • 1812-1863 (Creation)

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47 ff.

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Some eight letters (ff. 1-8, 20-27) were apparently given to Mary Ellis by Iolo Wyn Williams.

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Nineteen letters, 1812-1863, addressed to various members of the Richards family, mainly from relatives, comprising letters to Thomas and Jane Richards from their daughters Jane, 27 May 1812, 17 September 1812 (ff. 1-4), and [?Mary], 1 April 1817, August 1826 (ff. 13-14, 20-21); letters to Mary Richards from her brother Lewis Richards, Berriew, 18 December 1819 (ff. 18-19), and niece Elen Richards, Llangynyw, 1 December 1835 (ff. 24-25); letters to Jane Richards from her friend Margaret Gwynn, Gwastadgoed, [?18] March [?1815]-26 June 1816 (ff. 7-12), and niece Elen Richards, [early 1830s] (ff. 22-23) and (from Hackney) 13 September-9 October 1862 (ff. 28-44); a letter to E[lizabeth] Richards, Shrewsbury, from her brother Tho[ma]s Richards, Berriew, 8 June 1818 (ff. 15-16); letters to John and Lewis [Richards] from [?Mary Richards], Darowen, 1 April [?1814] (ff. 5-6), and to Richard Richards from T. Price, Darowen School, June 1819 (f. 17); and two letters to E[len] Richards from friends and acquaintances, 9 April 1852, 19 August 1863 (ff. 26-27, 45). Also included is a tune 'Difirwch Arglwyddes Owen' (ff. 46-47).

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Arranged chronologically at NLW.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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English, Welsh.

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Folios 3-4, 15-16: Mary Ellis, 'Teulu Darowen (Parhad)', Journal of the Historical Society of the Church in Wales, 4 (1954), 58-88 (p. 75).

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Folios 28-44: Mary Ellis, 'Teulu Darowen (Parhad)', Journal of the Historical Society of the Church in Wales, 4 (1954), 58-88 (pp. 86-87).

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