File NLW MS 22331B. - Samuel Deykin notebook,

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NLW MS 22331B.


Samuel Deykin notebook,


  • 1749-1777. (Creation)

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76 ff. (old pagination 1-154) ;210 x 90 mm.Vellum over boards with blind fillet and brass clasps; '1750 Select Pieces in Divinity: &c' on front cover.Several leaves missing.Several leaves missing

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Richard Hatchwell; Chippenham; Purchase (with NLW MSS 22332-3B); 1986

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Notebook, 1749-1777, of Samuel Deykin of Carmarthen, including a journal of his travels to London and Barnsley, March-June 1950; an imaginary journal for 1746, had Charles Edward Stuart acceded to the throne (ff. 11-16); topical verse, miscellaneous notes and memoranda, and religious meditations.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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Finding aids

The contents are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22331B.

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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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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 22331B; $q - Several leaves missing.