File NLW MS 23845D. - Correspondence

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NLW MS 23845D.




  • [1997], 1999-2001 (Creation)

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75 ff.

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Twenty-one letters and cards, July 1999-June 2001, from Raymond Garlick to Dr Jacques Wirz (ff. 1-3, 5-6 verso, 8-27 verso), together with twenty-five corresponding letters and a card, August 1999-June 2001, from Dr Wirz (ff. 28-75 verso).
The letters contain references to John Cowper Powys (ff. 10, 48-51 passim), R. S. Thomas (ff. 15, 21-23 passim, 25 verso, 62 verso), Brenda Chamberlain (ff. 14-15) and Roland Mathias (f. 18). Also included is a photocopy, [?2001], of a letter from Garlick to Daisy [Reck], dated 2 December 1999 (f. 7), three limericks by Garlick (f. 9) and translations into English by Wirz of excerpts from Peter Sager's German language book, Wales (Cologne, 1985) (ff. 33-44); a letter fragment (f. 4) is part of a letter, dated 21 September 1997, now NLW MS 23784D, f. 3.

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Arranged at NLW as follows: Raymond Garlick letters; Jacques Wirz letters.

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  • English

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23845D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23845D.