- 1834-1861 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
i, 71 ff. (several leaves cut out) ; 185 x 115 mm. Rough calf binding, remains of brass clasp.
Name of creator
'Evan Davies hiss Book kefan llus' on f. i. Label of D. Davies, bookbinder, Colwinston, Cowbridge, inside front cover.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
David Harbourne; Cardiff; Purchase (with NLW MSS 21922-4); 1983
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Scope and content
Notebook, 1834-1861, of the Rev. Evan David, Y Groes-faen, Llantrisant, Glamorgan, containing sermons; accounts and other particulars, 1845-1856, relating to Fforest-fawr and other farms in the Llantrisant area (ff. 6-9, 10 verso-11 verso, 14-15); medical and domestic recipes (ff. 5, inverted text 59 recto-verso); and a list of those pledging themselves to total abstinence (inverted text ff. 51 recto-verso, 52 verso). A newspaper account of the funeral of Evan David is on f. 70 verso.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).
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Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 21921A.
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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