File Peniarth MS 483 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Correspondence,

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  • 1780-1853 (Creation)

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138 items ; 373 x 275 mm.

Full maroon morocco with brass clasp and lock.

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The following note is inside the front cover: 'This collection of autographs was bequeathed to me 1849, by Emma Elizabeth Puleston, Relict of Sir Rich'd Puleston, Bart, of Emral, Wm W E Wynne'.

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An album containing correspondence mainly addressed to Sir Richard Puleston, bart, and his wife, Lady Emma Puleston. The correspondents are the duke of Clarence (Nos 1-4), Sir Benjamin Bloomfield and Colonel McMahon, both in attendance on the Prince Regent (Nos 5-28), Edmund Currey, aide de camp to the duke of Gloucester (Nos 29-31), the dukes of Beaufort (No. 32), Dorset (No. 33), Cleveland (Nos 34-5), and Buccleugh (No. 36), the duchess of Buccleugh (No. 37), the dowager duchess of Rutland (Nos 38-41, 44-5), Lord Forester (No. 42), Lady Katherine Forester (No. 43), the duke and duchess of Argyll (Nos 44-50), Elizabeth, marchioness of Westminster (Nos 51-9), Lady Elizabeth Belgrave (Nos 60-3), the dowager countess of Warwick (Nos 64-5), the countess of Clonmel (No. 66), the countess of Uxbridge (Nos 67, 69-71), Sophia Paget (No. 68), J. Sanderson, Plasnewydd (No. 72), the earl of Kilmorey (No. 73), Lady Georgina Needham (Nos 74-5), Lord Mulgrave (No. 76), J. Lloyd, Portsmouth (No. 77), Lord Adam Gordon, commander-in-chief of the forces in Ireland (No. 78), Viscount and Viscountess Dungannon (Nos 79-92, 94-5, 97-105), the Honourable Charles Trevor (Nos 93, 96), Lord Berwick (Nos 106-8), General the Lord Viscount Hill (No. 109-12), Lord Kenyon (No. 113), Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby, Llangollen (Nos 114-19), Viscount Fielding (Nos 120-1), the Honourable Mrs West (Nos 122-3), Sir Robert Leighton, bart (No. 124), Lady Bromley (No. 125), Sir Robert Peel, bart (No. 126), Sir John Kynsaton Powel, bart (No. 127), Sir George Nayler, York Herald (Nos 128-9), Sir Herbert Taylor (No. 130), Mrs Isabella Pigot (Nos 131-4), W. A. Madocks of Tremadog (No. 135), T. J. Pettigrew (No. 136), and Messrs Willoughby and Eustace, Piccadilly (No. 137); together with a printed pedigree of the descendants of Sir Robert Maude, bart (No. 138).
A letter from Sir Joseph Banks, dated 22 November 1814, has been removed from the volume (between items 130 and 131): this was sold separately (lot 312) at Sotheby's, 23-4 March 1981, but was not purchased by NLW.

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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The description is also available in Graham C. G. Thomas, Peniarth MSS: Additional (Aberystwyth, 1990), 4.

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Formerly Ancient Peniarth MS 49.


Preferred citation: Peniarth MS 483 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: Peniarth MS 483 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..
  • Microform: $h - MEICRO PENIARTH MS 483.