File NLW MS 3072E [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Historical documents and letters : Vol. II

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Historical documents and letters : Vol. II


  • 1675-1727 (Creation)

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i, 65 ff. ; 355 x 240 mm.

Brown leather with double gold fillets; gilded page edges.

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Official documents and other papers, 1675-1727, many of them addressed to the deputy lieutenants, etc. of Caernarvonshire and relating to the militia, musters, the confiscating of weapons in the possession of Papists, etc. Among the correspondents are Henry, 3rd marquis of Worcester and first duke of Beaufort, Lord President of the Council in the Marches of Wales, Col. Thomas Mostyn of Gloddaeth, John Wynne of Whitehall, mustermaster for Caernarvonshire, and Richard, 3rd baron Bulkeley of Baron Hill. The documents include a statement by Thomas Glynne relating to a 'conventicle' at the house of Ellis Owen, Llangybi, at which James Owen preached; a memoranandum by Thomas Mostyn relating to the refusal of William Wynne, sheriff of Flintshire, to read the proclamation of King George II at Holywell; and some papers of general North Wales interest.

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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  • English

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A more detailed description of the manuscript's contents may be found in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, I (Aberystwyth, 1940), p. 263.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Mostyn MS 238.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 3072E [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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