File NLW MS 6606D. - Glamorgan 'collectanea' of William Davies,

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NLW MS 6606D.


Glamorgan 'collectanea' of William Davies,


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Glamorgan collectanea of William Davies, Cringell, near Neath, classical scholar and historian (see The Journal of the Welsh Bibliographical Society, Vol. II, July 1916). The material includes Queries proposed [by William Davies] to the nobility gentry and clergy of Glamorganshire, with a view to illustrate the history of that county; two draft proposals for publishing the history of Glamorganshire, the second of them printed at Swansea in 1803, together with a prospectus and request for subscribers dated 19 July 1810; two letters, 20 September 1823 and 25 October 1823, from David Davis, Unitarian minister, Neath (son of David Davis, Castell Hywel) to John Montgomery Traherne giving the writer's reason for buying the manuscripts of William Davies and informing Traherne that if Thomas Rees would not prepare the material for publication Thomas Price ('Carnhuanawc') would be asked to do so.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume II (Aberystwyth, 1951).

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Formerly known as Traherne-Mansel Franklen 96.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 6606D.

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  • Text: NLW MS 6606D.