File NLW MS 12846B. - Commonplace book,

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NLW MS 12846B.


Commonplace book,


  • [18 cent., second ½]. (Creation)

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The names of Thomas Williams, Pen y Bryn, Denbighshire (1761), Thomas Roberts also of Pen y Bryn (176?7), Robert Roberts (at a London address, 1763), Thomas Roberts ( 1766), Thomas Roberts of Chancefield (1764), Owen Roberts, and William Owens, Plase ?Ucha, Denbigh Shire, appear on the covers or on various pages of the volume

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A commonplace book containing transcripts of a 'Humn Taken out of a prayer Book at Ty Isa in Llans[an]tffraid [co. ]', 'A psalm concerning the Glory of Paradize Writen Chiefely by St. Agustin', '[An] Ode for his Majestys Birth Day, June 4th 1765', a lease, 2 November 1761, of a messuage called Llan, parish of Llans[an]tffraid (incomplete), ? a programme of 'A Grand Festal Symphony at ye Weding of King George the third', epitaphs, letters, verses from Scripture, etc.

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English, Latin.

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

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Formerly known as D. E. Jenkins 116.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12846B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 12846B.