File NLW MS 10340A. - A vision of saints,

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NLW MS 10340A.


A vision of saints,


  • 1890 / (Creation)

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Sir Lewis Morris (1833-1907), poet and educationist, was born in Carmarthen. He trained at the Bar but his most important work was that done for higher education in Wales.

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A copy of A Vision of Saints by Sir Lewis Morris, London, 1890, with two autograph letters, by the author, to [Sir] E. Vincent Evans, December 1890.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVIII, 215.

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See also NLW MSS 6910-6912C, which contain autograph manuscripts, a printer's proof and a printed copy of A Vision of Saints, and NLW MS 6917A, which contains drafts of some of the poems contained in A Vision of Saints.

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Brief mention is made of A Vision of Saints in D. Eurof Walters: Sir Lewis Morris (Abertawe, [192-?]), pp. 32, 50.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10340A.

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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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September 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961);

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  • Text: NLW MS 10340A.