NLW MS 13248B.
Dyddgoviant William Owen [-Pughe],
- 1811-1835 / (Creation)
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736 p. (pp. 43-4, 445, and 689-90 blank). Previously arranged in forty-five unbound gatherings, now bound in two parts in quarter leather.
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The diary of William Owen [-Pughe] for the period 1 January 1811- 13 April 1835. The earlier entries, 1811- 1822, appear to have been recopied by the diarist in 1824-1825, and the entire manuscript is written in a very small neat hand. The contents include domestic news, information concerning the writer's literary pursuits, and references to Joanna Southcott and J[ane] Townley, etc., as well as details of weather conditions.
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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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Online version available on the Library’s website $$u https://www.llgc.org.uk/discover/digital-gallery/manuscripts/modern-period/dyddgoviant-william-owen-pughe/ (viewed April 2016)
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Formerly known as Mysevin 28.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 13248B.
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- William Owen-Pughe. (Creator)
- Townley, Jane (Subject)
- Pughe, W. Owen (William Owen), 1759-1835 -- Diaries (Subject)
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