File NLW MS 11447C. - Correspondence, &c., of John Jones, Junior,

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NLW MS 11447C.


Correspondence, &c., of John Jones, Junior,


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Holograph letters mainly addressed to John Jones, Junior, of Wrexham, etc., together with a few miscellaneous papers. The writers include Ka. Jones, his step-mother, [16]66-67/8 (2) (a journey to London, the return to St. Albons, the meaning of the recipient's and his wife's letters, personal, the writer's spinning wheel) (together with a Biblical commentary written in the blank spaces of one letter); H[ugh] C[ourtney] [16]66 (spiritual experiences); Tho. Jones, London, 1668-1684 (2) (the arrest of the drover John Rouland at Epping fair, cousin Robert Wynne in Ireland) (the one endorsed with sermon notes, the other mutilated); Humfrey (Humphrey) Jones to his step-son John Jones and to his step-daughter Mrs. Mary Jones, Bryn y ffynnon house in Wrexham, [16]83-1684 (2) (the health of Mary Jones, the trial of Collonell Sydney, personal, news of friends); Tho. Major, London, to his sister [? Mary Jones], 1684 (family news; Mora Abbott, the Camp at Dundalke, to Humphrey Jones, London, 1689 (military actions in Ireland); J. Humphrey to [ ], 1689 (the appointment of cousin John Jones to the shrievalty of [Merioneth]); Jo. Jones, from Glascoed, to his wife Mary Jones in Cheapside, 1689/90 (3), and from Chester to Mrs. Anne Edwards, Keelhendrey, 1708/9 (the shrievalty of Merioneth, the Assize sermon, etc., the Pretender's attempted invasion of Scotland); [Sir] Wi[lliam] Williams [1st bart.], Greys Inn, to Hugh Jones, St. John Street, [16]92 (the payment of 'brin y ffynnon' rent) (together with a receipt); Richard Jones, nephew of John Jones, [16]95 (desiring his interest with cousin John Maddackes); Hugh Pyers, Mertyn-ysglan, 1695 (a copy of the Duke of York's conveyances); Cad. Wynne, Dublin, [16]97 (the sale of the writer's patent for the office of 'Cheefe seriant at Armes' in Ireland); Richd. Simpson, Poulton, near Lanc[aste]r, 1697 (money due upon a bond); John Billingsley, London, [16]97 (the election of the Elector of Saxony to be King of Poland, military preparations and actions at Namur and Barcelona, the escape of the English E[ast] India ship 'The Tavistock'); Richard Vaughan, Dolegwin and Cors-y-gedol, [16]97/8-1699 (2) (personal, the completion of designs) (the earlier letter endorsed with a note of moeny left in a bag brought from Chester by Owen Prichard, and a note of washing left at Mallwyd 1697/8); Jo'n Davies [1700] (money matters, the recipient's father's quondam concerns in Ireland) (fragment); Jonath. Edwards, Jes[us] Coll[ege], Oxford, 1706/7 (the writer's book - 'a preseruatiue against Socinianisme', references to Dr. King of Merton College); Jonathan Jones, Wrexh[am], 1712 (the duel between the Duke of 'Hambelton' [Hamilton] and Lord Mohun, news of the war between Sweden and Denmark); [?Isaac] Manley, Dublin, 1712/13 (Mr. Davis's answer); U. Bridgeman, Blod[well], niece of John Jones, undated (thanks for wine, personal); and F[rances] E[dwards], niece of John Jones, undated (news of the writer's sister). Also bound in the volume are a bond, 1675/6, from Joseph Mould, distiller, and John Jones, gentleman, both of Wrexham, to William Jones of the same, gentleman, for the payment of £10; a list of persons to be offered for sheriff of Merioneth, 1683; and an undated list, in the hand of John Jones, Junior, of family title-deeds and papers, 1659-1696 and undated.

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

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Formerly known as Plas Yolyn 18.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 11447C.

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