NLW MS 22104C.
William Hopkyn Rees commonplace book,
- 1876-1893. (Creation)
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Extent and medium
i, 108 ff. (partly paginated/foliated 1-44 in reverse; many blank leaves) ; 230 x 185 mm. Half-leather and marbled paper, rebacked at NLW.
Name of creator
Label of the London Missionary Society, stamped 'Welsh Office' and inscribed 'Nodiadau Personol Wm. Hopkin Rees. Derbyniwyd o law teulu'r Parch H. T. Jacob Tach. 1958', pasted on front cover.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Rev. Ieuan S. Jones; Swansea; Donation (with NLW MS 22105D); 1985
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Scope and content
Commonplace book, 1876-1893, of the Rev. Dr William Hopkyn Rees, a missionary in the North China, LMS, mission field, containing Welsh and English verse; sermon and other notes; quotations and maxims; and personal memoranda.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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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Related units of description
The volume was used by the Rev. H. T. Jacob, Fishguard when writing his biography, Hopkyn Rees, China (Llundain, 1925).
Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 22104C.
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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