File NLW MS 11113E - Autographs of bishops, &c.,

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NLW MS 11113E


Autographs of bishops, &c.,


  • 1683-1874. (Creation)

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A collection of annotated documents bearing the autographs of Welsh bishops and others. They include a letter testimonial, 1683, from Humphr[ey Lloyd], bishop of Bangor; a holograph letter from W[illiam Fleetwood], bishop of St. Asaph, 1711; warrants, 1722, of A[dam Ottley], bishop of St. Davids, for the payments of dividends due to him upon stock in the South Sea Company's books; an acquittance, 1731, signed by Benj[amin Hoadley], bishop of Salisbury (bishop of Bangor, 1716-21); a decree, 1740, by R[ichard Reynolds], bishop of Lincoln (bishop of Bangor, 1721-3), concerning a University of Oxford fellowship; a holograph letter, undated, from Matt[hias] Mawson (bishop of Llandaff, 1739-40); an acquittance, 1757, signed by John [Thomas], bishop of Salisbury; an acquittance, 1771, signed by Edwd. [Willes], bishop of Bath and Wells (bishop of St. Davids, 1743); a holograph letter from J[ohn Ewer], bishop of Bangor, to Richd. Burn, Westminster, 1772; an acquittance, 1750, signed by J[ohn Gilbert], bishop of Salisbury (bishop of Llandaff, 1740-9); a certificate, 1791, from E[dward Smallwell], bishop of Oxford (bishop of St. Davids, 1783-8), to the treasurer of the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty relating to the institution of a clerk in South Stoke, Oxfordshire; a certificate, 1795, by W[illiam Stewart], bishop of St. Davids, relating to the perpetual curacy of Talley; and a holograph letter from [George Murray], bishop of St. Davids, 1802; etc.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11113E

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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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January 2009.


  • English



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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Y Bywgraffiadur Cymreig hyd 1940 (Llundain, 1953); Oxford Dictionary of National Biography WWW site; Ordnance Survey WWW site;

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