File NLW MS 7163D - Autograph Letters

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NLW MS 7163D


Autograph Letters


  • 1787-1930 (Creation)

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One of four volumes comprising three hundred and sixty-four autograph letters and copies and drafts of letters of the period 1787-1930. The two main groups among them are those addressed to 'Nefydd' and Daniel Jones, but there are also two very much smaller groups of letters to Benjamin Jones ('P. A. Môn') and Benjamin Thomas, Baptist minister at Culmstock, Devon, and nephew of Joshua Thomas, Leominster. They are generally of personal, religious, or Baptist interest, although a number of letters addressed to 'Nefydd ' relate also to his educational activities. -- Among the subjects discussed in MSS 7163-6 are British Schools at Penmorfa, Llandygwydd, Devynnock, Llandilo, Abertillery, Llantrisant, Cwmdare, and Five Roads, Llanelly, and appeals for financial assistance for the Baptist churches at Caernarvon, Tenby, Cwmsarnddu, Llanfyllin, and Stanhope Street, Liverpool. Letters from America are chiefly of a denominational character. David Thomas, Llwyn, discusses the reaction in Carmarthenshire to the French Revolution and refers to meetings held at Carmarthen and Llandovery to pledge loyalty to the Government and to burn an effigy of Tom Paine. Several of the letters are endorsed with sermon notes and memoranda by 'Nefydd' and Daniel Jones. -- The writers in the present group include: W. R. Baxter, British and Foreign School Society; C. M. Birrell, Liverpool; D. Bowen, ? Blaenau, to his son, a Mormon; J. Bowman, Formby; Isaac Bowmans, Wavertree; M. Bowman and Jane Jones, Preston; J. Bowstead, Education Department, London; David Bruce [Liverpool]; David Charles, Trevecka College; W. Clayton, Liverpool; D. Isaac Davies, Bristol; D. L. Davies, Swansea; E. H. Davies, Liverpool; Elias Davies, David Roberts, and William Rees, Felinfoel; H. B. Davies; Ioan Davies; John Davies, Rhosllannerchrugog; John Davies, 'Flowar Delar', Cynwyd; Stanhope Street Baptist Church, Liverpool; Joseph Davies, Cradley; Joshua Davies, Penmorfa; T. Davies, Llangynidr; Thomas Davies [Lixwm Green]; Thomas Davies, Llandeilo; Thomas Davies, Llanfyllin; Ebenezer Williams; W. R. Davies, Dowlais; J. Dawson, Lyme, Dorset, to Benjamin Thomas at Upton on Severn; W. Dugdale; Jas. C. Duncan and I. Oliver Jones, Liverpool Town Mission; John Edwards, Ruthin and Nantyglo; John Edwards, Cardiff; John Edwards, Liverpool; Robert Ellis ('Cynddelw'); Christmas Evans; Christmas Evans and twenty-one other Baptist ministers from Llanerchymedd to the church at Holyhead; David Evans, Principality Office, Cardiff; David D, Evans, Carmarthen and Pontrhydyryn; E. Evans, London; Evan Evans, Caernarvon; John Evans, Llansantffraid Glan Conway; Lewis Evans, Llandeilo; Martha Evans, Llanfair, to her brother Benjamin Thomas at Prescott; Thomas Evans, Caernarvon; Thomas Evans, Stamp Office, Brecon; William Evans, Aberystwyth; W. M. Evans, Carmarthen; Moses Fisher, Liverpool; Joshua G. Fitch, British and Foreign School Society, to W. Phillips; Tho. Francis, Pontypridd; Andrew G. Fuller, London; J. Lewis, Blaenau; John Garnon, 'Ieuan Ferddig', Merthyr Tydfil; Thomas Gee, Denbigh; Wm. George, Wakefield [father of the first Earl Lloyd George]; H. Griffiths; T. Griffiths, Caernarvon; J. Henry Griffiths to the Reverend T. Raffles Liverpool; J. W. Griffiths, Caernarvon and Bradford; Wm. Griffiths, Rhos; Dl. Gwilim; B.H. [Mold]; Wm. Hardee, Boverton; Joseph Harris ('Gomer') to Benjamin Jones ('P. A. Môn'); John Heaton, Haworth, to B[enjamin] Thomas at Wellington; John Herring, Cardigan; John Hier, New Swindon; J. Hiley, Pilgrim's Rest; Robert Hill, New Swindon; Thos. Hodgson to the Reverend [John] Rowland; Tho. Holman, County Gaol, Monmouth; Thomas Arthur Hope, Everton; L. B. Houghton [Liverpool]; H. Hughes, Neath; John Hughes, woollen merchant, Llangollen; Peter Hughes, Rothesay, to Ellis Evans; and Geo. W. Humphreys, Merthyr Tydfil.

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See also NLW MSS 7163, 7165-7166D; 7176-7177, 7779, and 9369.

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Formerly known as 'Nefydd' 153


Preferred citation: NLW MS 7163D

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