File NLW MS 11979C. - Autograph album,

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NLW MS 11979C.


Autograph album,


  • [1815x1850]. (Creation)

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An album of franks of letters and cut-away signatures, 1816-1837 and undated, of George Harry Grey, 5th earl of Stamford, Kenneth Alexander Howard, 1st earl of Effingham (2nd creation), Geo. Canning, prime minister, Felicia [Dorothea] Hemans, H[enry] Gastineau, water-colour painter, William Courtenay, 10th earl of Devon, George Harry Grey, 6th earl of Stamford, Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of Wellington, Thomas Tynne, 2nd marquess of Bath, [Sir] J[ames] Mackintosh, philosopher, Henry FitzRoy, earl of Euston, aft. 5th duke of Grafton, Henry Conyngham, earl of Mount Charles and 1st marquess Conyngham, W[illiam Van Mildert], bishop of Durham, C. Greville, E[dward Copleston], bishop of Llandaff, G[eorge] H[enry Law], bishop of Bath and Wells, [Sir] Hugh Owen, I[lltid] Nicholl [of the Ham, Glamorgan], [Sir] Christ[ophe]r Cole, C[hristopher] R[ice] M[ansel] Talbot [of Margam, Glamorgan], R. Frankland, H[erbert Marsh], bishop of Peterborough, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd marquess of Lansdowne, H[enry Ryder], bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, Edward Harley, 5th earl of Oxford, W[illiam Howley ], archbishop of Canterbury, Wm. Cobbett, essayist, Daniel O'Connell, Irish politician, Richard Grosvenor, viscount Belgrave, aft. 2nd marquess of Westminster, W[illiam Carey], bishop of Exeter, Archibald Acheson, 2nd earl of Gosford, William Lowther, viscount Lowther, aft. 3rd earl of Lonsdale, Montagu Bertie, 5th earl of Abingdon, Henry Peyto Verney, 16th baron Willoughby de Broke, Sir Stapleton Cotton, 1st viscount Combermere, John Sommers Cocks, viscount Eastnor and 1st earl of Sommers, George Harry Grey, lord Grey of Groby, Henry Pelham Pelham-Clinton, 4th duke of Newcastle[-under-Lyne], Robert Edward King, viscount Lorton of Boyle, E[ dward Grey], bishop of Hereford, John Poulett, 5th earl Poulett, John Frederick Campbell, 1st earl Cawdor, Arthur James Plunkett, 8th earl of Fingall, John Crichton-Stuart, 2nd marquess of Bute, Frederick William Robert Stewart, viscount Castlereagh, aft. 4th marquess of Londonderry, John Charles Villiers, 3rd earl of Clarendon, R. W[illia]mes Vaughan [of Nannau], Dolgellu, G[eorge] Rice Trevor, aft. 4th baron Dynevor, Lord Will iam] Pitt Lennox, Edward Harbord, 3rd baron Suffield, George William Coventry, 8th earl of Coventry, Henry Stephen Fox-Strangways, 3rd earl of Ilchester, [Edward] Clive, aft. 2nd earl of Powis, Thomas Knox, 1st earl of Ranfurly, Henry Peter Brougham, 1st baron Brougham [and Vaux], Wm. Ewart, politician, [Sir] E[dward] H[yde] East, chief justice of Calcutta, J[ohn] E[velyn] Denison, 1st baron Ossington, H. W. Tancred, Jno. Wallace, J. Alexander, W. Mayhew, R. G. Townley, J. Barton, Wm. A. Williams, George Howard, viscount Morpeth, aft. 6th earl of Carlisle, Edw. Rogers, W. Egerton, J[ohn] H[enry] Vivian, Swansea, Edward Ellice [the elder], politician, J. Wedgwood, R. Grant, Jas. Knox, [Sir] John Owen [of Orielton ], Pembroke, L[ewis] W[eston] Dillwyn [of Penlle'r-gaer, Glamorgan], Sir William Knighton, etc., etc., together with a few engraved facsimiles of franks, letters, and autographs of Frederick Augustus, duke of York and Albany, H[enry] St. John, viscount Bolingbroke, Voltaire [Franqois Marie Arouet], Robert Harley, 1st earl of Oxford, Jonat[han] Swift, etc. Among the recipients of the franked letters are Mrs. G. Jenner, Bridge End, etc., Rowley Lascelles, Duffryn, Cardiff, etc., the Hon. Wm. Booth Grey, Duffryn, etc., Lady Louisa Grey, Duffryn, etc., Mrs. Taddy, Llantillio, Monmouth, etc., Miss Elinor Traherne, Coytrahen, Bridgend, etc., Mrs. Percy, Duffryn, the Rev. J. M. Traherne, Coedriglan, Cardiff, the Rev. W[illiam] Michell, Llantrissant, Cardiff, Robert F. Jenner, Wenvoe Castle, Cardiff, etc., the Rev. Chancellor [William Bruce] Knight, Margam, Miss Jane Traherne, Wenvoe Castle, Cardiff, etc., John S. Graves, Whitehall, Capt. H. Bloomfield, r ith Regt. [of Foot], Brecon, Lt.-Col. J. F. Love, 11th Regt., Cardiff, Richard Gardner, 11th Regt., Cardiff, Miss Hales, Wenvoe, Miss Morse, Bryn Garw, Bridgend, Llewellyn Treherne [sic], St. Hilary, Cowbridge, and Mrs. Hill, Llandaff House, Cardiff.

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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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Formerly known as Traherne-Mansel Franklen 121.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 11979C.

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  • Text: NLW MS 11979C.