File NLW MS 16370A. - Diary,

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NLW MS 16370A.




  • 1801-1802 / (Creation)

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ii, 66 ff. ; 150 x 90 mm. Original half-leather binding.

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The diary at one time possibly belonged to Josiah Thomas Jones (1799-1873), Congregational minister, printer and publisher ('Jos Thos Jones' inside front cover).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

J. R. Morris; Caernarfon; Purchase; October 1958

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A diary, 1801-1802, containing an account of sermons heard by Robert Saunderson of Chester (later printer of Bala), at Boughton, Queen Street Chapel, and Handbridge, Chester, on Sundays, 4 January 1801-7 February 1802. Numerous references are made to the Sunday schools at Boughton, the Rossett, Dunham and Ince, and to the preaching of the Rev. Thomas Charles of Bala.

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Cylchgrawn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales Journal, Cyf. = Vol. XI, 1959-60, p. 273; Cronicl yr Ysgol Sabbothol, 1883, pp. 283-5; 1884, pp. 22-4.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 16370A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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August 2006.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Barbara Davies;

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  • Text: NLW MS 16370A.