- [1759x1766] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
239 ff. (various old foliations) ; 205 x 165 mm. and less.
Quarter leather and marbled paper over boards; 'Brithwaith ... 9' (ink on spine); bookplate of Evan Evans inside front cover.
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
A composite volume mostly in the hand of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) containing transcripts of correspondence between Lewis Morris, Edward Richard, James Phillips and Samuel Pegge (see Cambrian Register, Vol. i, p. 357) (ff. 1-36); a copy of Morgan Jones's letter from New York, 10 March 1685/6, relating to Welsh Indians (ff. 41-43) (see the Gentleman's Magazine, 1740, and NLW MS 2577B); extracts from a letter of Griffith Roberts (ff. 54-57) and from a commonplace book of Robert Vaughan, Hengwrt (ff. 193-208); proverbs in Welsh and Latin (ff. 58-63); autograph proposals for printing a book of poetry (later 'Gorchestion Beirdd Cymru') to be edited by Ieuan Fardd and Rhys (Rice) Jones and published by David Jones, Trefriw (ff. 89-92); a note on manuscripts in the Mostyn library (ff. 98-99); a copy of Henry VII's charter of North Wales (f. 100); poetry (ff. 112-113, 116-124, 209-212); the Introduction to Lewis Morris et al's Celtic Remains, and copies of letters from Lewis Morris to Robert Vaughan and others (ff. 125-164); a copy of Annals of Wales by Robert Vaughan (ff. 165-192) (see Mostyn MS 136); chronicles, etc. with notes by Lewis Morris (ff. 213-239); further extracts from various sources; etc.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, Latin, Welsh, Greek, Old English (c. 450-1100).
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 863.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly Panton MS 57.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 2024B.
Title based on contents.
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Subject access points
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Name access points
- Mostyn Estate (Wales) -- Library (Subject)
- Jones, Rhys, 1713-1801 (Subject)
- Jones, David, -1785 (Subject)
- Pegge, Samuel, 1704-1796. (Subject)
- Morris, Lewis, 1701-1765 (Subject)
- Richard, Edward, 1714-1777. (Subject)
- Phillips, James, 1703-1783 (Subject)
- Jones, Morgan, fl. 1685-1686 (Subject)
- Roberts, Griffith, 1735-1808 (Subject)
- Vaughan, Robert, 1592-1667 (Subject)
- Henry VII, King of England, 1457-1509 (Subject)