File NLW MS 11020E. - Clayton letters, &c.,

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NLW MS 11020E.


Clayton letters, &c.,


  • 1667-1688, 1736-1782. (Creation)

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Miscellaneous holograph letters and documents including letters, 18 January, 1667/8 and 15 August, 1668, relating to an action on behalf of [John] Morris and [Robert] Clayton for the recovery of iron at Pembroke; two letters, 16 May - 1 June, 1668, to [John] Morris or [Robert] Clayton relating to the lading of cinders; a covenant, 30 September, 1679, for the observance of an award of Sir Edward Mansell, bart, and Bussy Mansell concerning the purchase of properties in Ewenny, Colwinston, and Llangan, Glamorgan; two recommendations, 18 May-26 June, 1687, signed by Henry Somerset, 1st duke of Beaufort, of persons fit to be put into the commission of the peace for the counties of Gloucester, Monmouth, Denbigh, Caernarvon, Anglesey, and Brecknock; a letter, 7 June, 1687, from William Herbert, 1st marquis of Powis, to [George Jeffreys, 1st baron Jeffreys of Wem] (recommending the appointment of a Clerk of the Peace for Montgomeryshire); a letter, 16 September, 1688, from [Sir] Wi[lliam] Williams ['Speaker Williams'] from Glascoed, 'near Oswestry', to [George Jeffreys, 1st baron Jeffreys of Wem] (the forthcoming parliamentary elections for Anglesey, Wallingford, etc.); papers, 1736, 1745, 1756, relating to the Lloyd family of Alltycadno, Carmarthenshire; an attested copy of the will, 15 June, 1782, of George Philipps of Coedgaing, Carmarthenshire; etc.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XX, 290-1.

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For further collections of Clayton and related letters, see NLW MSS 11016-11019E, 11021E; for further papers, [1667x1689], relating to George Jeffreys, 1st baron Jeffreys of Wem, Sir Robert Clayton and John Morris, see NLW MS 11061D; for further papers relating to Sir Robert Clayton and John Morris see NLW MSS 4989D and 8472E, NLW Plymouth papers 1581, NLW Tredegar (4) papers 58/118, and NLW Milborne papers 1910.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 11020E.

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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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December 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961);

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