File NLW MS 2577B. - Collections relating to Wales,

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NLW MS 2577B.


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  • [1736x1798]. (Creation)

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A history of Wales transcribed from George Owen's treatise of lordships marcher in Wales; copies of a statement made March 10, 1685/6, at New York by Morgan Jones, 'the son of John Jones of Basleg near Newport in Monmouthshire', attesting that he had conversed with American Indians in the Welsh language (see The Gentleman's Magazine, 1740), of a letter, August 14, 1734, on a similar subject sent by Charles Lloyd, Dolobran, Montgomeryshire, to a cousin, and of 'Dr. [Robert] Plott's Account [to the Royal Society] of an Antient Discovery of America from Wales'; a list, in the hand of John Lloyd, Caerwys, of 'The names of the Principal men that kept Hardelech castle against Edwd the 4th;' lists of the sheriffs of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Montgomeryshire, and Merioneth; transcripts of epitaphs in Mold church; and notes taken from Thomas Carte : A General History of England (London, 1747-1755).

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The contents of NLW MSS 328-4279 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 1 (Aberystwyth, 1943).

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For Morgan Jones's account see The Gentleman's Magazine, 1740. See also NLW MS 2024B, ff. 41-43.

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Formerly known as Pennant 57.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2577B.

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