File NLW MS 11719B. - Barddoniaeth Owen Williams,

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NLW MS 11719B.


Barddoniaeth Owen Williams,


  • [1825x1851] / (Creation)

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Holograph poetry, largely in the form of 'englynion', by Owen Williams ('Owain Gwyrfai'), Waunfawr, co. Caernarvon. The volume is indexed. At the end are copies, in another hand, of verses entitled 'My Native Land' ('Fe gyfansoddwyd y gân hon gan Mr. Robert Jones gynt Tailor & Draper Caernarfon, yr hwn a ymfudodd ir America y flwyddyn 1839') and 'Mae Gwyrddlas Fryn' ('Cyfieithiad o There is a Green Hill Faraway'). Inset is a holograph letter from Thos William David Jones [sic], wheelwright, Llanrhaiadr, near Oswestry, [18]51 (a request for the words and tune of the 'A.B.C.').

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Welsh, English.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11719B.

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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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  • English



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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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  • Text: NLW MS 11719B.