File 717B. - Extracts from public records, etc.,

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  • [1901x1926]. (Creation)

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A roughly-bound composite volume of notebooks in the hand of J. H. Davies containing extracts and transcripts from seventeenth and eighteenth century public records relating mainly to Cardiganshire and taken especially from Gaol Files, 1732-69 (among them 'Quotations sent to Welsh Gazette' with captions in the hand of George Eyre Evans); and copious extracts and transcripts of seventeenth century Welsh Puritan and Quaker interest, including material from Merioneth Gaol Files, temp. Charles II, notes and extracts on 'Personalia' (with similar material relating to Dafydd ap Gwilym etc.); an extensive list of titles of, with extracts from, printed books and Acts of Parliament, a list of Members of Parliament for Welsh constituencies, 1640-60 (Cardiganshire from 1624), transcripts from Thomas Shankland, '"Diwygwyr Cymru" Beriah Gwynfe Evans', Seren Gomer 1901, passim, etc. There is a classified index at the end of the volume.

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English, Welsh.

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Preferred citation: 717B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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