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A tour to Venice,

A journal kept by Catherine Powell Evans, sister of George Eyre Evans, then of Birkenhead, of an expedition made in 1890 by members of the Liverpool Teachers' Guild to Venice via Rotterdam, Cologne, etc.

Evans, Catherine Powell.

Autograph albums,

Two albums of franks of letters, cut-away signatures, and some holograph letters of Charles Howard, 11th duke of Norfolk, William Pitt Amherst, 2nd baron Amherst, Richard Buller, 1st viscount Caher, John Sydney, 6th earl of Leicester, Anthony Trollope, Warren Bulkeley, Beaumaris, Henry Stephen Fox-Strangways, 3rd earl of Ilchester, Henry George Bathurst, 4th earl of Bathurst, John Rolle, 2nd baron Rolle of Stevenstone, James Harris, 1st earl of Malmesbury, Edward Smith Stanley, 13th earl of Derby, George Capel, 5th earl of Essex, Richard Griffin Neville, 3rd baron Braybrooke, Henry Lascelles, 2nd earl of Harewood, Augustus Frederick Fitzgerald, 3rd duke of Leinster, George Augustus Frederick Fitzclarence, 1st earl of Munster, John Charles Villiers, 3rd earl of Clarendon, John Stuart, 1st marquess of Bute, George Kenyon, 2nd baron Kenyon, Henry Charles Somerset, 6th duke of Beaufort, John Crichton-Stuart, 2nd marquess of Bute, George Spencer, 4th duke of Marlborough, Ulick John de Burgh, 1st marquess of Clanricarde, Henry Somerset, 7th duke of Beaufort, 1840 (thanks for a sketch by Mrs. Traherne), Charles Manners-Sutton, 1st viscount Canterbury, Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd earl of Bessborough, Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 2nd earl of Radnor, Sylvester Douglas, baron Glenbervie, Thomas Villiers, 2nd earl of Clarendon, George Child-Villiers, 5th earl of Jersey, Windham Henry Wyndham-Quin, 2nd earl of Dunraven, Henry Fleming Lea Devereux, 14th viscount Hereford, Henry George Herbert, 2nd earl of Carnarvon, Charles Hanbury-Tracy, 1st baron Sudeley, William Eden, 1st baron Auckland, John Howe, 4th baron Chedworth, Charles Augustus Ellis, 4th baron Howard de Walden, Walter Francis Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 15th duke of Buccleuch, 1838 (the writer's compliance with a request in favour of E. Thomas, a reference to the recipient Captain Bassett Saunderson as the writer's athletics instructor), Thomas Moreton FitzHardinge Berkeley, 6th earl of Berkeley, [17]96 (information concerning the Hon. Henry Berkeley), [Thomas] Amyot (in the third person), undated (the presentation of an engraved portrait of Sir Lewis Dyve to the Society of Antiquaries), Sir Richard Kaye [dean of Lincoln Cathedral] (in the third person) c. 1801 ('Master Llewelin's reading'), T[homas] Rackett, antiquary, Taylor Combe, numismatist, Henry Drummond [politician], John Caley, antiquary, J. H. Todd, Trin[ity] College], Dublin, 1842 (the recipient's subscription to the Irish Archaeological Society, and the latter's publications), John Gough Nichols, St. Cloud, near Paris, 1843 (the identity of 'H.N.C.' who contributed to The [Gentleman's] Magazine, letters in the Magazine relating to Col. Ph[ ilip] Jones, the recipient's visit to Yorkshire, the writer's journey to St. Cloud), G. F. Beltz, Heralds College, London, 1834 (a sketch of the arms of the Princess Victoria, news of Mr. Rackett, declining an invitation to Wales), Edward Hawkins, provost of Oriel College, Oxford, Sam[uel] R. Meyrick, [Sir] R[ichard] C[olt] H[ogre], undated (the death of Sir Thomas Lawrence), Philip Bliss, antiquary, G. T. Clarke, antiquary, Sir C[harles] G[eorge] Young, Garter King of Arms, Edwd. Hawkins, Brit[ish] Mus[eum], 1842 (the value of an angel of Queen Elizabeth, the arrival of sculptured marbles from Lyria, personal), Nich[olas] Carlisle, antiquary, And[rew] Coltee Ducarel, Keeper of Lambeth Library, Edward S. Byam, Cheltenham, 1833 (a subscription to the eisteddfod to be held in Cardiff in 1834), James Raine, Crook Hall, Durham, 1843 (a valuable gift to the Durham Architectural Society), [the Hon.] A[lgernon] Herbert, Ickleton, Saffron Walden, undated (a pamphlet on the history of the writer's family, comments on the use of the word 'celain'), W. H. Smyth, undated (support for 'our Institution'), H. Cassini, Paris, 1827 (acknowledging the Diploma of the Linnean Society of London) (French), William R. Hamilton, Observatory [Dublin], 1837 (arrangements for the observation of the moon), Philip P. King, New Bond Street [London], 1831 (the audit of the accounts of the Linnean Society), Henry R. Palmer, civil engineer, Thos. Telford, engineer, T[homas] Drummond, Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, Charles Waterton, Walton Hall [Yorkshire], 1843 (thanks for a sketch of Walton Hall, instructions for the erection of a tower for starlings), James Sowerby, naturalist, Tho. Pennant, Downing, 1782 (the purchase of twelve numbers of the recipient's Dictionary).

R. Brown, Dean St[reet], [London], [18]32-1851 (an appointment, [Edward] Foster's action, the portrait of Bicheno by Eddis, news of excellent friend [Lewis Weston] Dillwyn), Charles L[ucien] Bonaparte, on board the Delaware, near Gibraltar, 1828 (thanks for the Diploma of the Linnean Society, an offer to the Society of a work by the writer on European birds, the appearance of swallows at sea), Jno. Hawkesworth, author, Shute Barrington, bishop of Durham, George Isaac Huntingford, bishop of Hereford, J. H. Addington, Under-Secretary of State, Thomas Clarkson, philanthropist, S[tephen] Lushington, M.P., judge of the High Court of Admiralty, J[ames] E[ndell] Tyler, divine, Thomas Cadell [the elder], publisher, P[hilip] S[tanhope] Dodd, divine, E[lijah] Waring, [Joseph] Goodall, provost of Eton (in the third person), 1832 (thanks for a gift of an engraved portrait of Sir Lewis Dyve, Wm. L[isle] Bowles, divine, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th earl of Shaftesbury [1856] (the writer's willingness to become a subscriber to 'Liber Landavensis'), Charles Dickens, Thomas Moore, Sloperton [Cottage, near Chippenham], 1834 (an invitation to [the Cardiff eisteddfod]), H. T. Colebrooke, Argyle Street [ London], undated (a request for a vote at the Athenaeum for the writer's son), W[illiam] Harness, Heathcote Street [London], 1843 (an invitation to dinner), Joseph Romilly, divine, W[illiam] Sewell, College of St. Columba [Rathfarnham, near Dublin], undated (a contribution to the College), J[ohn] Keble, from Oriel [College, Oxford], 1835 (enclosing a paper by [E. B.] Pusey), and from Hursley, Winchester, 1841 (a request for a vote for Mr. Williams of Trin[ity] Coll[ege], Oxford, as Professor of Poetry), E. B., Pusey, Christ Church, Oxford, undated (the recipient's papers, a proposed memorial of [John Keble] the author of the 'Christian Year'), S[amuel] Rogers, undated (the death of [the writer's nephew George Rogers]), [Sir] John Bowring, linguist, writer, and traveller, George James Welbore Agar- Ellis, 1st baron Dover, B[enjamin] H[eath] Malkin, miscellaneous writer, Colonel James Capper, Cardiff, B[enjamin] Travers [surgeon], Sir B[enjamin] C[ollins] Brodie [the elder], surgeon, [Sir John Sinclair, President of the Board of Agriculture] [1834] (currency system) (fragment), C[onnop Thirwall], bishop of St. Davids, Abergwili, 1840 (projected changes in Welsh orthography, with a reference to the writer's speech at the Cymreigyddion meeting at Abergavenny), D[avid] Garrick, Hampton, undated (the best information concerning 'you know who', a proposed visit to Hampton and Farnborough), Sydney Smith, 1798-1840 (excursions to the Highlands and to Wales), Wm. John Bankes, Kingston Hall, 1835 (lithographed prints of 'my Obelisk'), C[harles] J[ames] Mathews, actor and dramatist, J. Ebenezer Bicheno, Spring Gardens, 1817 (the immoral tendency of the great principle of the Poor Laws), J. C. Curwen, Vere Street, 1817 (Mr. Bicheno's inquiry into the operation of the Poor Laws), Capel Lofft [the elder], Froston [near Bury St. Edmunds], 1800 (the fate of their petition to the King), Walter Levett, Bray Vicarage, near Maidenhead, 1840 ( monuments to the Gordon family in the church at Bray), W. S. Goddard, undated (a card for Mr. Anderdon, the writer's tour through Wales), C[harles] Wellbeloved, York, 1843 (a copy of a will for the recipient, the recipient's visit to Yorkshire), Samuel Parr, 1814 ([Charles] Girdlestone's admission to Wadham [College, Oxford], etc.), A. Menzies, Ladbroke Terrace, [18]32 (an invitation to dinner), Dr. [John] Lindley, Gardener's Chronicle, Covent Garden (in the third person), undated (thanks for a note) (imperfect), [Sir] J[ames] E[dward] Smith, Norwich, 1827 (appointments to the [Linnean Society]), Dr. ?J. Fischer, St. Petersburgh, 1841 (a new catalogue of seeds), T[homas] Robt. Malthus, E[ast] I[ndia] [i.e., Haileybury] Coll[ege], 1817 (the recipient's pamphlet), P. B. Duncan [New College, Oxford], 1841 (the residence of the recipient's father [Llewellyn Turner] at New College), [Sir] H[enry] Ellis [Principal Librarian, British Museum], M[ichael] Faraday, natural philosopher, [Sir] W[illiam] R[obert] Grove, scientist, Chas. Hatchett, Belle Vue House, Chelsea, 1841 (information about bromide of iodine, the death of Mr. Rackett), H. F[ox] Talbot, Lacock, 1840 (the removal of pauper lunatics from Devizes, Welsh etymology, encloses photographs), [Sir] H[umphrey] Davy, undated (an invitation to a party, the election of the recipient as Fellow of the Royal Society).

Wm. Buckland, geologist, R[obert] Bakewell, geologist, Henry Warburton, M.P., J[ohn] Kidd, Oxford, 1842 (the recovery of [William] Buckland), Wm. H. Fitton, 53 Upper Harley Street [London], undated (an invitation to meet [Christian Leopold] von Buch, the veteran geologist), J. W. G. Gutch, Plymouth, 1840 (a portrait of a Welsh pony, the ensigns of nations, etc.), Henry S. Boaze, secretary, Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, Penzance, 1835 (an official resolution of thanks for two specimens of hatchettine from Merthyr Tydvill), Cha. Throckmorton, Coughton Court, 1840 (the publication of the ancient register of the cathedral of Llandaff, welcomes information concerning Cowbridge), Wm. Twopeny, Temple, 1843 ('slight memorials' to [John Gage] Rokewode, collections found by the writer), D[aniel] Murray [archbishop of Dublin], 1836 (an appointment), I[sambard] K[ingdom] Brunel, 1845 (South Wales Railway's powers of deviation), E[dward] H[odges] Baily, sculptor, J[ohn] Evan Thomas, sculptor, J[oseph] Nollekens, sculptor, G[eorge] P[erfect] Harding, Lambeth, [18]41 (an appointment to look over the writer's drawings), E[dwin Henry] Landseer, undated (an invitation), William Wilkins, Weymouth Street [London], 1818 (the completion of the cenotaph), C[harles] R[obert] Leslie, painter, 1845 (an appointment to view a picture), J[ohn] P[hilip] Davis, painter, John Conroy, Kensington Palace, 1834 (the Duchess of Kent's view on the use of arms), A[lan] Stevenson, engineer , [Sir] E[dward] M[ichael] Pakenham, major-general, [Sir] Edwd. Paget, general, [Sir] Frederick Adam, general, Fred[erick] Maitland, general, E. G. Lambert Perrott, The Mount, near Woolwich, Kent, 1844 (portraits of Sir John Perrott), King George III, King George IV, ?Frederick Augustus, duke of York and Albany, Ernest Augustus, duke of Cumberland, Adelaide, Queen of William IV, Augustus Frederick, duke of Sussex, William Frederick, 2nd duke of Gloucester, Adolphus Frederick, duke of Cambridge, Maria Louisa Victoria, duchess of Kent, undated (an invitation to dinner and the opera), Princess Sophia Matilda of Gloucester, 1824 (personal), Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of Wellington, 1816 (a request for the writer's autograph), Sir Edward Pellew, 1st viscount Exmouth, 1826 (personal, naval appointments, navigating 'the Catholic Ocean'), A[ugustus] Keppel, 1st viscount Keppel, Adam Duncan, admiral, Tho. Foley, admiral, [Sir] R[ichard] Bickerton, admiral, [Sir] J[ohn] P[oo] Beresford, admiral, Baron [ ] Bülow [Prussian minister to Great Britain] undated (an engagement) (French), Baron [ ] Brunnoir, 1845 (the return of Admiral Putiatine to Russia), John Manners, marquess of Granby, John Pitt, 2nd earl of Chatham, [Charles- Frangois] Dumouriez, general, Fitzroy [James Henry] Somerset, 1st baron Raglan, undated (an appointment), Sir Thomas Picton, C[hristbpher] Hely- Hutchinson, Charles Lennox, 4th duke of Richmond, [Sir] R[obert] Brownrigg, general, Henry John George Herbert, 3rd earl of Carnarvon, George William Frederick Villiers, 4th earl of Clarendon, [Sir Richard] Hussey Vivian, 1st baron Vivian, [18]38-[1842] (the inclusion of Mr. Llewellyn [Traherne] on the list, the announcement of an income tax of £2/18/4 in the £), [ ] Vivian, Singleton [Swansea], undated (an enclosure 'interesting in marking the time', personal), C[harles Manners Sutton], archbishop of Canterbury, J[ames] H[enry Monk], bishop of Gloucester, R[ichard Bagot], bishop of Oxford, C[hristopher Bethell], bishop of Gloucester, W[illiam Warburton], bishop of Gloucester, John [Ewer], bishop of Llandaff, R[ichard Watson], bishop of Llandaff, A[shurst] T[urner] Gilbert, bishop of Chichester, [ Richard Beadon] bishop of Bath and Wells, 1812 (the ordination of candidates for holy orders, personal) (incomplete), W[illiam] Otter, bishop of Chichester, W[illiam Howley], archbishop of Canterbury, 1845 (an invitation to dinner), B[eilby Porteus], bishop of London, E[dward Venables Vernon Harcourt], archbishop of York, T[homas Burgess], bishop of Salisbury, G[eorge Pretyman], bishop of Lincoln, [Walker King, bishop of Rochester], J[ohn Fisher], bishop of Salisbury, G[eorge Pelham], bishop of Bristol, Geo[rge] H[enry Law], bishop of Bath and Wells, Edward [Grey], bishop of Hereford, C[harles] J[ames Blomfield], bishop of London, H[erbert Marsh], bishop of Peterborough, W[illiam van Mildert], bishop of Llandaff, C[harles Richard Summer], bishop of Llandaff, E[dward Copleston], bishop of Llandaff, J[ohn] B[arks Jenkinson], bishop of St. Davids.

D[aniel Wilson], bishop of Calcutta, J[ohn Luxmoore], bishop of Hereford, [Robert] J[ames Carr], bishop of Worcester, H[ugh Percy], bishop of Carlisle, J[ohn Graham], bishop of Chester, R[ichar]d [Whately], archbishop of Dublin, ?[18]35 (Irish poor laws), Edmond Thomas [M.P., Wenvoe Castle], 1759 (a commission ordered by the bishop of Llandaff), Thos. Wyndham [Dunraven Castle], [Sir] Benj[amin] Hall, 1st baron Llanover , [Sir] Chris[tophe]r Cole [Penrice Castle], John Edwards [Rheola], C. R. M. Talbot [Penrice Castle], Wyndham Lewis, Pantgwynlas, Wm. Gore Langton, W. Crawshay, Jr. [Cyfarthfa], Dudley [Long] North, politician, W[illiam] H[ enry] Lyttelton, 3rd baron Lyttelton, Pascoe Grenfell, politician, [Sir] Evan Nepean, 1st bart., ?Horatio Walpole, 1st baron Walpole of Wolterton, [Sir] W[atkin] Lewes [lord mayor of London], F[rancis] Homer, politician, H[enry] Bankes, politician, Nicholas] A[ylward] Vigors, zoologist, C[harles] W[atkin] Williams Wynn, Stratford Canning, 1st viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, Joseph Hume [radical politician], R[obert] A[glionby] Slaney, reformer, J[ames] S[ilk] Buckingham, author and traveller, [Sir] E[dward] Knatchbull, 9th bart., G[eorge] Rice Trevor, 4th baron Dynevor, Lord G[ ranville] C[harles] H[enry] Somerset, J[ohn] Jones [M.P., of Ystrad Lodge, co. Carmarthen, R[alph] Bernal, politician, E[dward] J[ohn] Stanley, 2nd baron Stanley of Alderley, 1839 (requesting the recipient's presence in the House of Commons), H[enry] Hobhouse, archivist, Rich. Hart Davis, Bristol, W[illiam] Pitt, 1st earl of Chatham, Henry Phipps, 1st earl Mulgrave, Charles Middleton, 1st baron Barham, Henry Addington, viscount Sidmouth, John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st marquess of Camden, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd duke of Portland, N[icholas] Vansittart, 1st baron Bexley, Robert Stewart, viscount Castlereagh, Henry Goulburn, statesman, R[obert Saunders] Dundas, 2nd viscount Melville, Geo. Canning, statesman, John William Ward, 1st earl of Dudley, W[illiam] Huskisson, statesman, Charles Grey, 2nd viscount Grey and viscount Howick, William Lamb, 2nd viscount Melbourne, H[enry] P[eter] Brougham, baron Brougham and Vaux, John George Lambton, 1st earl of Durham, Henry John Temple, 3rd viscount Palmerston, Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd baron Holland, Henry Petty- Fitzmaurice, 3rd marquess of Lansdowne [1834] (thanks for a volume of tracts on constitutional subjects), Sir G[eorge] Grey, 2nd baronet, T[ homas] Spring-Rice, 1st baron Monteagle, George Eden, 1st earl of Auckland, C[harles Edward] Poulett Thomson, baron Sydenham, C[harles] Yorke, lord chancellor, W[illiam] C[onyngham] Plunket, 1st baron Plunket, Sir James St. Clair Erskine, 2nd earl Rosslyn, Wm. Scott, baron Stowell, undated (the recipient's proposition ?to the Faculty of Advocates at Doctors' Commons), Thomas Denman, 1st baron Denman, H[enry Peter] B[rougham], lord chancellor, undated (a Great Seal's gift), [Francis] Bacon, lord chancellor, [Sir] J[ ohn] Leach, master of the rolls, [Sir] William] Grant, master of the rolls, Lloyd Kenyon, 1st baron Kenyon, undated (a legal question touching bodily impotence), Charles Stuart Aubrey, 3rd baron Tenterden, [Sir George] Pollock, 1st bart., Henry Bickersteth, baron Langdale, [Sir] S[amuel] Romilly, law reformer, [Sir] J[ohn] B[ernard] Bosanquet, judge, Charles Abbot, 1st baron Colchester, [Sir] G[eorge] Nares, judge, [George Hardinge, author] (in the form of poetry to Charles Manning, sculptor of the model for the monument of Capt. George N. Hardinge in St. Paul's Cathedral), James Scarlett, 1st baron Abinger, [Sir] J[ohn] Nicholl, judge, E[dward] B[urtenshaw] Sugden, baron St. Leonards, 1844 (appointments to the [Court of] Delegates), W. Nicholl, J[oseph] Phillimore [M.P.], [Sir] J[ohn] Jervis, lord chief justice of common pleas, [Sir] W[illiam] W[ebb] Follett, attorney general, 1842 (requesting a vote for the writer's brother at the Athenaeum Club), [Sir] Geo. Gilbert Scott, architect, 1857 (an appointment ), A[bel] Moysey [judge of the Brecknock circuit], Gryff. Price, Cardiff, W. Reader, Inner Temple, John Williams, Serjeants Inn, Thos. Caldecott ('Brecon Circuit'), Maurice O'Connell, undated (encloses a draft report), W. Hicks Beach, Lady [ ] Coffin Greenly, Ritley Court (in the third person ), 1833 (a subscription to the Cardiff eisteddfod), [Lady] C[harlotte] E[ lizabeth] Guest, L[ydia Rogers] W[hite], undated (an appointment).

Catherine Stephens, countess of Essex, Mary Fox, Kensington, 1840 (a publication by the writer for the benefit of infant schools and schools of industry in the writer's neighbourhood) (with an undated letter attached from M[ary] R[ussell] Mitford [novelist], with references to a continental tour, health, and friends), Magdalene Banks, Burhill, 1840 (a subscription due from the writer's husband), Lady Charlotte [Susan Maria] Bury, novelist (in the third person), undated (requesting a subscription towards a publication by the writer) (incomplete), Mary Howitt, author, Elizabeth Fry (in the third person), 1822 (the approaching anniversary meeting of the Prison-Discipline Society), Maria Edgeworth, novelist, Edgeworths Town, 1824 (the promise of a horse, an accident involving Judge Fletcher and the high sheriff, personal), L[ouisa] S[tuart] C[ostello], artist and author, undated (observations on Whigs and Tories, the writer's party, a proposed continental tour, personal), [Agnes Strickland, historian], undated ( personal, the character of Sir Lewis Dives) (incomplete), C. M. Yonge, Otterbourne, 1873 (an enclosure relating to [John] Keble), Edward Williams ['Iolo Morganwg'], Flimston, 1824 (relations with the 'doubly cursed rascal' William Rees of Court Coleman, Miss Wood's benefaction to the writer) (with a receipt for the twentieth annual benefaction, 1826, 'who now in the 81st year of his age has been for about three years confined to his house an absolute cripple . . .'), Henry Walters ('eccentric'), Cowbridge, Taliesin Williams ['Taliesin ab Iolo'], T[homas] Price ('Carnhuanawc'), Sophia Lee, novelist and dramatist [1803] (acknowledging a banker's bill for £78/3/2, personal), Edward Davies [author of Celtic Researches, 1804], Bishopston, near Swansea, 1824 (a benefaction for the widow of 'our late Minister'), W. J. Rees, Cascob Rectory, Presteign, Will[iam] Morgan, actuary, etc. The letters and franks are directed mainly to John Montgomery Traherne, Coedriglan, and other recipients include [William] Bruce Knight, Margam, Frederick Augustus, duke of York and Albany, T. [ recte Richard] Berens, All Souls College, Oxford, Lady Mary Talbot, Penrice Castle, etc., Chas. Barnard, St. Johns College, Cambridge, Henry Drake, London, Sir Christopher Cole, Mrs. Williams, Stone Street, Llandovery, R. Lascelles, Wenvoe Castle, Cardiff, Mrs. Morse, St. Hilary, Cowbridge, E. B. Pusey, Ch[rist] Ch[urch], Oxford, Miss Simkins, Cowbridge, Llewellyn Traherne, St. Hilary, Cowbridge, Lady Elizabeth Fielding, Penrice Castle, etc., Thomas Hulse, All Souls Coll[ege], Oxford, Mr. Salmon, surgeon, Cowbridge, Captain Bassett Saunderson, Lichfield, J. E. Bicheno, Rev. [William] Selwyn, Dr. [P.] Cadogan, Hanover Square [London], W. Strangways, [Sir] John Nicholl, Llewellyn Turner, Major Taynton, 64th Regiment, Lieut.-Col. Herbert Taylor ('Confidential Secretary to his Majesty'), Queen's Lodge, Windsor Castle, Lady Louisa Grey, Dunham Massey, Knutsford, Lady George Murray, Burnham Parsonage, Maidenhead, Mrs. Rd. Foley, Tythegston, Cardiff, W. Bennett, Dunraven Castle, John Wallington, Bridgenorth, Henry Banks, M.P., J. H. Vivian, Singleton, Swansea, John Charles Villiers, 3rd earl of Clarendon, Miss Rogers, Rectory, Weston- super-Mare, Major Croker, Cheltenham, Miss Louisa Traherne, St. Hilary, Geo. Jenner, Doctors' Commons, Rev. Wm. Michell at Duffryn, Cardiff, Rev. Dr. [James] Burton, canon of Christ Church, Oxford, Miss Nicholl, Merthyr Mawr, Rev. T. Selwyn, Melbury, Sherborne, Rev. John Walters, Landough, Rev. M. Davis, Abbotsbury, Lady Anne Lowther, Greetham, Miss M. D. Hill, Wenvoe Castle, Rev. Thomas Oliver Rogers, Weston-super-Mare, Rev. Rees Howel, [ curate of] Cowbridge, Fra[ncis] Staynton, Cowbridge, Miss Georgiana Raymond Barker, at Christ Church College, Oxford, Messrs. Haynes, Dillwyn & Co., Swansea, [Sir] Chas. Lyell, 1st bart., geologist, Hugh] Falconer, palaeontologist and botanist, Rich. Lougher, etc. There are also a few facsimiles of autographs of [Sir] George] Harbertt, Swansea, [Colonel] Phi[ lip] Jones, R[ice] Munxell [Mansell, of Margam], Mathyas Cradok, Ann Boleyn, Lady Jane Grey, Evan Seys [of Boverton], Ph. Melanchthon. NLW MS 11981E also contains a diploma of honorary membership of Société Franose de Statistique Universelle awarded to John Montgomery Traherne, 1838, and a letter announcing the election of J. M. Traherne to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries, 1844.

Diaries of Margaret Ethel Ormsby-Gore,

Travel diaries of Margaret Ethel Ormsby-Gore, third Lady Harlech, dated between 1914 and 1937, covering visits to France, Italy, Norway and Scotland, describing the landscape, architecture, culture, people, food and travelling conditions throughout. Her personal interests in plants, birds, animals and game fishing are evident.


Eighty-seven holograph letters and imperfect letters of the Ramsay family comprising (a) three letters from E. Ramsay, Glasgow, to her son Will[ia]m Ramsay at Dundee, Liverpool, etc., 1840-1841 and undated (personal, news of members of the family and of friends); (b) fifty-five letters from And[re]w C. Ramsay to his brother William ('Willie') Ramsay, 1841-1881 and undated (the writer's professional activities, brother John's letters, the possibility of an engineering appointment for the recipient, the construction of the North and South Wales Railway, the recipient's engagement, the writer's visit to Canada and the United States of America, the death of the writer's and the recipient's mother, the wedding of the writer's and the recipient's sister Eliza, the educational career of the recipient's son William and of the writer's son Allan, the writer's visit to Ireland, the Countess of Derby's reception at the Foreign Office to meet the Emperor of Russia, a musical party at Carreg Lwyd, the writer's survey of Dyffws, proposed new editions of the writer's The Geology of North Wales and The Physical Geology and Geography of Great Britain, 'the awful tragedy' at Dolau Cothy, the writer's knighthood, etc.); (c) six letters to Eliza Ramsay from her brother And[re]w C. Ramsay from Bromsgrove and South Kensington, 1852-1880 (the writer's marriage, the writer's professional activities, the visit of the writer's family to Hyeres), the recipient's brother J. C. Ramsay, Thomas Works, Demerara, 1858 (the death of the writer's and the recipient's mother and the recipient's arrangements for the future, the writer's health and prospects), and the recipient's sister-in-law M. Louisa Ramsay, Llanfairynghornwy, etc., 1871?-1880 (personal, the illness of the writer's father, the offer to the writer's husband of the Directorship of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and Ireland); and (d) twenty-three letters from M. Louisa Williams from [London], Beaumaris, Hyeres, Nimes, St. Moritz, Cadenabbia, and Llanfairynghornwy, largely to her sister-in-law Catherine [Ramsay] (wife of William Ramsay), [1869-1883] and undated (the wedding of Eliza Ramsay, the writer's interest in the 'Clergy orphan business', Allan's education, a legacy to the writer in Holyhead, the writer's purchase of a house, the writer's stay on the Continent, Andrew, C. Ramsay and the Directorship of the [Government] School of Mines, personal, news of friends). A number of Andrew C. Ramsay's letters to his brother, comprised in group ( b), are written from St. Davids, Aberaeron, Aberystwyth, Machynlleth, Capel Curig, Llanfairynghornwy, Portmadoc, and Beaumaris.

Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and members of the Ramsay family.


A volume in the hand of W. J. Copleston containing transcripts of, or extracts from, sixteen letters from Edward Copleston to members of his family, 1804-1814, and one from Lord Grenville to Edward Copleston, 1809. They relate mainly to a tour of the continent undertaken by Copleston in 1814, and to events at Oxford University during the contest for the Chancellorship in 1809 and the 'Edinburgh Review controversy'. Some of the letters have been published in W. J. Copleston, Memoir of Edward Copleston (London, 1851).

W. J. Copleston.


Sixty-six holograph letters, 1850 and undated, written to A. C. Ramsay. The writers include H. T. de la Beche (to Beete Jukes) (a testimonial to the recipient), [Charlotte A. M. Cookman], Monart House (attendance at a ball and archery meetings), Henry J. G. Fitzgerald, Friars, near Beaumaris ( Anglesey Hunt Week), E. W. Fitz Gerald, Fryars (personal), Emily M. Forbes, London (personal), Augusta Jukes, from Ffestiniog, Llangollen, etc. ( impressions of Yspytty Evan, prospects of a professorship at [Trinity College] Dublin for the writer's husband, the inhospitability of Merioneth people, personal), J. Beete Jukes (a professorship at Dublin, the writer's geological survey in North Wales), Lyon Playfair (the affairs of [Thomas] Oldham with reference to the Indian survey, matters at the Museum) (letterhead of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851), M. E. P[layfair] (the writer's visit to the Continent, preparations for the Exhibition, the recipient's account for the 'Liverpool Works', personal), E. Ramsay, his mother, Glasgow (personal, news of geologist friends and others, comments on the Roman Catholic religion), Eliza Ramsay, his sister, G[lasgow] (personal, news of family and friends), J. C. Ramsay, from London, Valenciennes, and Antwerp (personal, news of friends, impressions of the writer's visit to the Continent and his meetings with sugar producers), W. ('Willie') Ramsay, Glasgow (the loss of the 'Orion', the plight of the Commercial Exchange, correspondence with Mr. James Brown of Ebbow Vale Iron Works, personal), J. Sharpe [from Glasgow] (personal, news of friends), Amelia Elizth. Williams [from Llandovery] (an invitation ), Anna Maria Williams, Llandovery (news of family and friends, the appearance of Wombwell's menagerie at Llandovery fair, the progress of the school building, the prevalence of consumption in Mothvey, Cillycwm is a 'perfect Lazaretto'), W. R. S[teuart] W[illiams], Welshpool and Llandovery (news of family and friends, the writer's activities, a flood at Llandovery ), etc. Also bound in the volume are thirteen holograph letters, 1852-1853 and undated, marked 'Private', to A. C. Ramsay. The writers include A. S. Jervis [from London] (relating to an anonymous letter), 'Betha' Johnes, Dolaucothy, etc. (Mrs. Ramsay's illness, news of friends), Cath[erin]e Ramsay [from Glasgow] (the birth of recipient's child), E. Ramsay, his mother, Hellensburgh, etc. (personal, news of friends), J. C. Ramsay, Demeraire, etc. (the selection of exhibits for the Crystal Palace Company, the birth of recipient's child, prospects of employment in the sugar industry, beetroot manufacture in Ireland, the extension of recipient's survey to Scotland, a request for books), W. Ramsay (the birth of recipient's child), etc.

Note-book of R. G. Vivian,

  • NLW MS 12583A.
  • File
  • [1886x1900] /

A note-book bearing on the fly-leaf the inscription 'R. G. Vivian, London, 6 August 1886' [Richard Glynn Vivian, founder of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea]. The contents consist of miscellaneous memoranda, and a record of expenditure in London and on the continent (Bayreuth, Brussells, Frankfurt, Innsbruck, Liege, Munich, Nuremberg, Paris, Vienna, etc.), 1887-1890. Items of expenditure recorded include travelling expenses, hotel bills, daily disbursements, and sums expended on the purchase of china, enamels, miniatures, paintings and prints, and other art objects. The following are a few of the purchases recorded - a pencil miniature of a lady of the family of the 4th duke of Richmond, by John Comerford, date 1827; a sketch, oil on panels, of two women embracing, by Annibal Carracci; miniatures of Mrs. Siddons and Mrs. Berry, in gold lockets with pearl borders, by R[ichard] Cosway ; a picture of 'The Cathedral Church of S. Nicholas, Newcastle on Tyne', by T[homas] M[iles] Richardson, senior; a framed oil painting 'Foxgloves', by John Constable; 'A Study of Clouds in colours', 9 July 1819, by John Constable; miniatures by Sir W[ illia]m John Newton, including those of Lady Adela Ibbetson, Prince Esterhazy, John Opie, R.A., and the Countess of Oxford, etc. The entries recording the purchase of miniatures, etc., are very often illustrated with pen-and-ink, thumbnail sketches of the object purchased. Many of the items whose purchase is recorded in the present note-book, are now in the Glynn Vivian Gallery at Swansea.

Vivian, Richard Glynn, 1835-1910

Papers of William Richard Ormsby-Gore,

Personal papers of William Richard Ormsby-Gore, second Baron Harlech, consisting of diaries, 1837-1893, and papers relating to his career and interests, 1836-1894. They cover aspects of his travels in Europe, his army career and participation in the Crimean War, official business as an Irish MP, involvement in local institutions and his membership of the freemasons in North Wales and Ireland.

Ormsby-Gore, William Richard, 1819-1904.

Tour journals,

  • NLW MS 16583i-ixC.
  • File
  • 1845-1863 /

Nine notebooks containing journals, 1845-1863, kept by Lady Marianne Lewis, of tours on the Continent and in Scotland, the earlier ones in the company of her husband Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis of Harpton Court.
The journals contain accounts of tours in Belgium, Germany, Bohemia, Austria and France, 5 September-14 November 1845 (16583iC, ff. 1-48); Paris, 15 November-17 December 1845 (16583iiC, ff. 49-62); Scotland, 27 August-14 October 1848 (16583iiiC, ff. 79-108); Germany, Switzerland, Northern Italy and France, 8 June-31 July 1851 (16583ivC, ff. 111-135); Bohemia, Austria, Slovenia, Northern Italy, the South of France and Paris, 24 June-5 November 1855 (16583vC, ff. 136-177); Rome and Florence, 9 October 1856-11 January 1857 (16583viC, ff. 184-224); Rome and Naples, 26 November 1857-8 May 1858 (16583viiC, ff. 227-258); Switzerland, 30 July-27 September 1859, and Germany, 22 July-15 September 1860 (16583viiiC, ff. 273-293 verso); Austria and Switzerland, 22 August-3 October 1861, and Switzerland and Northern Italy, 23 July-4 November 1863 (16583ixC, ff. 295-316).

Lewis, Marianne, Lady, 1796-1868.

Tour journals,

  • NLW MS 16582i-viiiC.
  • File
  • 1841-1843 /

Eight notebooks containing journals, 1841-1843, kept by (Lady) Marianne Lewis, of tours on the Continent and in South Wales, in the company of her husband (Sir) Thomas Frankland Lewis of Harpton Court.
The journals contain accounts of their tour of France and Germany, 28 April-7 June 1841 (16582iC, ff. 1-20); Germany, Austria and Switzerland, 9 June-29 August 1841 (16582iiC, ff. 21-73); Italy (mainly Rome and Naples), 30 August 1841-[19] January 1842 (16582iiiC, ff. 74-128), 20 January-10 March 1842 (16582ivC, ff. 129-148), 11 March-10 April 1842 (16582vC, ff. 149-163), and, 12 April-27 May 1842 (16582viC, ff. 171-194 verso); and Germany and Belgium, 31 May-10 July 1842 (16582viiC, ff. 195-220); followed by a tour of South Wales, 16 October-30 December 1843, where she accompanied her husband and other members of the Commission of Inquiry into the Rebecca Riots (16582viiiC, ff. 242-259 verso).

Lewis, Marianne, Lady, 1796-1868.

Tour on the Continent,

A notebook containing a 'Journal of a Tour on the Continent by Miss Mary Slaney, afterwards Mrs Wynne, of Peniarth, with her father, R. A. Slaney Esqre, MP 1836'. '499' on label pasted on spine.

Mary Slaney (aft. Wynne).