File 869E. - Eisteddfodau, etc.,

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Eisteddfodau, etc.,


  • 1820-1824. (Creation)

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Unbound papers containing the resolutions of the committee of the Cymmrodorion Society in Powys, held at Meifod, 17 May 1820, and a prospectus of the eisteddfod, under the patronage of the Society, to be held at Wrexham, 13-14 September 1820 (with an earlier draft which gives the date of the eisteddfod as 2-3 August 1820); a report (2 versions) of the proceedings of the eisteddfod held at Brecon, 25-26 September 1822, under the patronage of the Cambrian Society of Gwent ('y Gymdeithas Gymroaidd yn Ngwent'); adjudications on literary compositions (essays and poetry) submitted to the Powys eisteddfod held at Welshpool, 7-9 September 1824; a translation (draft) into Welsh of a circular sent out by the Society for the Abolition of Slavery, 1824, suggesting a pattern for petitions to Parliament relating to the abolition of slavery in the British colonies; a list of subscribers towards the education of John Blackwell of Mold, Flintshire, 1824; a letter (draft), c. 1822, addressed to 'Mr Gomer' (the discussion relating to Welsh poetry published in Seren Gomer, etc.). Many of the papers are drafts and some were prepared for publication in Y Gwyliedydd.

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Welsh, English.

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Preferred citation: 869E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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