File NLW MS 21620B. - Ceiriog letters to his wife

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NLW MS 21620B.


Ceiriog letters to his wife


  • [1860]-[1861], 1918 (Creation)

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8 ff.

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Found by the donor amongst the papers of her late aunt in about 1975.

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Four letters (one incomplete), [1860]-[1861], from John [Ceiriog Hughes] to his wife Annie, together with a copy, 1918, of their marriage certificate (dated 22 February 1861). Three of the letters were apparently written in the two months prior to their marriage and the remaining letter fairly soon afterwards.

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  • English

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For photocopies of the letters and the marriage certificate see NLW Facs 259.

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For further letters of Ceiriog to Annie from this period see NLW MS 17527B.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 21620B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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  • Text: NLW MS 21620B.