File NLW MS 12817B. - Transcripts of letters from the Reverend Thomas Charles and his wife,

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NLW MS 12817B.


Transcripts of letters from the Reverend Thomas Charles and his wife,


  • [1901x1937]. (Creation)

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An exercise book containing transcripts of letters from [the Reverend] Tho[ma]s Charles, Bala, to the Reverend Walter Davies ['Gwallter Mechain'], 1805 (1 + 1 by inference) (forwarding, with comments, the copy of the Welsh Bible which the writer and Tho[ma]s Jones, Ruthin, had corrected at the request of the British and Foreign Bible Society in preparation for a new edition, requesting the return of same);and Sarah Charles [wife of Thomas Charles], Bala, to Mr. Edwards, 1810 (personal).

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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For the controversy relating to the corrections which Thomas Charles wished to insert in the new edition of the Bible and the appointing of Walter Davies as arbitrator in the matter see D. E. Jenkins: The Life of the Rev. Thomas Charles. . ., vol. II, pp. 530-616, vol. III, pp.1-49.

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Formerly known as D. E. Jenkins 87.


The original letters to Walter Davies now form part of NLW MS 1804E.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12817B.

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  • Text: NLW MS 12817B.