File NLW MS 21800A. - Hymns and hymn-tunes,

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NLW MS 21800A.


Hymns and hymn-tunes,


  • [1785x1815]. (Creation)

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162 ff. (many blank leaves; ff. 124v-150v paginated 4-56 in reverse; leaves cut out after ff. 71 and 150) ; 155 x 90 mm. Leather covers, stamped 'G.T.'.

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'Griffith Thomas's Book November 3rd 1811' inside front cover; 'Griffith Thomas Newcastle [Emlyn] 1812' on f. 28v and elsewhere, and the following names of the eighteenth/nineteenth centuries: 'Mr W James Parknest' (f. 123), 'Dd Thomas' (f. 151), 'J. Morris' (f. 151v), 'D. Lewis Esqr.' (inside back cover).

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Notebook containing arithmetical problems (ff. 1-35), sketches of local views (ff. 71v, 74v, 75v, 104v), hymns in English and Welsh (ff. 112v-24, inverted text) and hymn-tunes (ff. 125v-50v, inverted text), together with an index to the tunes (ff. 151-62v, inverted text).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 21800A.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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