File 36B. - Transcripts by Peter Bailey Williams,

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Transcripts by Peter Bailey Williams,


  • [1575x1627], [1795x1799], [mid 19 cent.]. (Creation)

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69 ff. (paginated 1-138) ; 200 x 165 mm.

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A holograph manuscript of Peter Bailey Williams (1763-1836), rector of Llanrug and Llanberis, Caernarvonshire, containing annotated transcripts of letters and documents from the Wynn (of Gwydir) Papers, the manuscripts of Paul Panton, Plas-gwyn and Lewis Morris ('Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn'), etc.; English translations of Welsh 'cywyddau', poetry by David Thomas ('Dafydd Ddu Eryri') and Peter Bailey Williams; etc. The volume was compiled approximately during the period 1795-9. Among the insets are two letters of John Wynn of Gwydir (1553-1627) (see Calendar of Wynn (of Gwydir) Papers 1515-1690 ..., nos. 2848, 2858). There are some notes on the upper end paper in the hand of St G. A[rmstrong] W[illiams].

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English, Welsh, Latin.

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Preferred citation: Cwrtmawr MS 36B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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