File NLW MS 22097E. - Chirk & Plas Power papers,

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NLW MS 22097E.


Chirk & Plas Power papers,


  • 1704-1804. (Creation)

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57 ff. Guarded and filed.

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Sotheby's; London; Purchased at auction, lot 637; 28 May 1985

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Papers relating mainly to Sir Richard Myddelton, 3rd bart, of Chirk Castle, co. Denbigh, and his daughter, Mary Myddelton, and to the Lloyd family of Plas Power, co. Denbigh (cf. NLW Annual Report 1970-71, pp. 64-7), including correspondence, 1704-1804, mainly on personal and estate matters, and domestic and estate accounts, bills and vouchers, 1709-1736.

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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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See also NLW, Plas Power Manuscripts and NLW, PLas Power Estate Records and Papers.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22097E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.


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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 22097E.