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A National Dictionary of the Welsh Language ...,

An interleaved copy of W. Owen Pughe (ed. Robert John Pryse): A National Dictionary of the Welsh Language : with English and Welsh Equivalents, vol. II (Denbigh, 1873), with copious additions and emendations in the hand of Robert Roberts ('Y Sgolor Mawr'). There are a few insets in the hand of Daniel Silvan Evans.

Accounts,

A notebook of D. Silvan Evans containing an account of money received from Lady Llanover for a dictionary.

Attodiad i 'Lyfryddiaeth y Cymry' ...,

An exercise book in the hand of D. Silvan Evans containing 'Attodiad i 'Lyfryddiaeth y Cymry', Gan Olygydd y gwaith hwnw', being a supplement to William Rowlands ('Gwilym Lleyn') (ed. D. Silvan Evans): Llyfryddiaeth y Cymry (Llanidloes, 1869). Among the insets are letters to D. Silvan Evans from E. R. G. Salisbury, Glan-Aber, Chester, 1870-1 (2), and the Reverend D. R. Thomas, St Mary's, Cefn, St Asaph, undated, a bibliographical note in the hand of J. Peter ['Ioan Pedr'], Bala, and copious printed cuttings of book titles.

Autograph letters,

Autograph letter to Principal Davies, 1907, from Owen Eilian Owen; autograph letter to Thomas Jones, Amlwch, 1833, from John Foulkes; English translation of Iolo Goch's 'Owen Glyndwr'; lines on the death of the Earl of Powis, 1848, by 'Ieuan Cadfan'; autograph letter to the Reverend Thomas Richards, Llanymowddi from 'Llewelyn Ioan'; autograph letter to the Reverend Thomas Richards, Darowen, 1835, from Edward Morgan; autograph letter to the Reverend H[enr]y Jones, Northop from I. Clarke; autograph letters to the Reverend Thomas Richards, Darowen from D. Davies, Canon of Darowen, 1800, and John Jones, Llanlligan, 1786' autograph letters to the Reverend Thomas Richards, Llanymowddwy from David Jones, 1790, and Catherine Richards, 1793; letter of sympathy to J. H. Silvan Evans on the death of his father, 1903, from Walter Spurrell; letters (typescript) to J. H. Silvan Evans, 1902, from Walter Spurrell; letters to the Reverend Chancellor D. Silvan Evans re. proofs of Dictionary, 1902, from Walter Spurrell; autograph letters to Silvan Evans concerning address to be presented to the Rt Hon. A. J. Balfour re. a memorial to Silvan Evans for his work in Welsh literature, 1897, from J. H. Davies; autograph letter to the Reverend Walter Davies, Manafon, 1825, from Hannah Walter; pedigree notes; autograph letter to the Reverend Robert Williams, Conway, 1834, from W. A. Vaughan; fragments of Welsh poetry by various authors written on papers belonging to the Reverend Thomas Richards, Darowen.

Autograph letters,

Autograph letter to Miss M. Richards, Bryn Tannall, 1873, from T. G. Jones, Llansantffraid; autograph letter to the Reverend Thomas Richards, Llangyniew, 1828, from David Davies, Mallwyd; autograph letter to the Reverend J. Ll. Richards, Llanowddyn, 1843, from Hugh Evans, Utica, on the back of which is a letter to his wife, 1843, from Hugh Evans, Utica; autograph letter to John Jones, Llanfyllin, 1848, from John Owen Jones, Illinois; autograph letter to his wife and children, 1843, from Hugh Evans, Turin; autograph letter to the Reverend J. Richards, Llanowddyn, 1842, from John H. Evans; autograph letter to the Reverend David Richards, Llansilin, 1820, from Thomas Beynon; autograph letter to Miss Richards and sister, 1862, from William Rowlands ('Gwilym Lleyn'); autograph letter to the Reverend Mr Richards, Caerwys, 1840, from Robert Davies; autograph letter to the Reverend Mr Richards, Llansilin, 1823, from David Davies, Berkeley Square, London; autograph letter to Mair Risiart, [n.d.], from Angharad Lwyd; autograph letter to the Reverend D. Richards, Llansilin, 1820, from J. Parry, Bowman Street, London; autograph letter to the Reverend T. Richards, Welshpool, 1824, from John Parry; autograph letter to the Reverend Robert Williams, Oswestry, 1846, from R. Lloyd Edwards, Nanhoron; autograph letter to the Reverend Robert Williams, Oswestry, 1842, from Alfred B. Clough, Daventry; a case opposing the election of Sir Richard Bulkeley, Knt., and Thomas Mostyn, esq., as burgesses of Conway, [n.d.]; autograph letters to the Reverend Robert Williams from R. Garnett, 1849, and I. Price, 1834; autograph letters to the Reverend Robert Williams from William Williams, Pont Penrhyn, 1803, R. P. Williams, Dublin, 1865, W. J. Rees, Presteign, 1847, 1844, 1848, and E. G. Salisbury, Birkenhead, 1847; autograph letters to Mrs Watkins, Moelycerni, Aberystwyth from James William Watkins, St Helens, 1806, 1807, and R. Morgan, Hay, 1814; autograph letters to Mr Watkins, Moelycerni, Aberystwyth from Humphrey Jones, Portsmouth, 1806, and M. Morgan, Hackney, 1806; autograph letters to Mr Watkins, Moelycerni, Aberystwyth, 1818, from E. Watkin, Laughton; autograph letters to Pryse Pryse, esq., MP, 1824, from R. Williams, Aberystwyth; autograph letters to Mrs Watkins, Aberystwyth, 1815, from R. Davies, Denbigh; bill for the funeral of Mr John Morgan, 1773; verses composed on hearing the bells of Llanbadarn, 1842, by E. W.; autograph letter to Mr James Watkins, Aberystwyth, 1806, from A. Jenkins, Lampeter; autograph letter to Mr David Morgan, Talybont, 1769, from Thomas Morgan; deed of release signed by Thomas Lloyd, David Lloyd and Thomas Roberts of Llangynfelyn, Cardigan, 1732; autograph letter to W. Morgan, 1814, from R. Morgan; autograph letter to Gwallter Mechain, 1824, from Hannah Walter, Kinmel; autograph letter to the Reverend D. Silvan Evans, 1873, from John James Hughes, Caernarfon; autograph letter to the Reverend D. Silvan Evans, 1883, from Samuel Roberts, Conway; memorandum of an agreement between Owen Owens of Pant-y-Dwr, Tal-y-llyn, Merioneth and the Reverend D. Silvan Evans; autograph letter to the Reverend D. Silvan Evans, 1875, from James James, London.

Autograph letters,

Autograph letters, mainly to 'Gwilym Cowlyd', from [?Avaon] Eryri (1872); 'Cynwal' (1879); 'Clwydfardd' (1875); 'Cyfanwy' (1882); 'Cadvan' (1862); 'Caerwyson' (1886); C. W. Jones (Secretary of the Cymmrodorion Society) (1883); 'Cymrygarwr' (1878); 'Crych Elen', Cyffdy; autograph letters to 'Gwilym Cowlyd' from 'Gwilym Dyfi' (1884); John M. Davies (1898); 'Druisim' (1884); 'Telynor y Gogledd' (1876); Elias Davies ('Ehedydd Arfon') (1889); William Davies (1862); I. I. Davies (1889); J. H. Davies (1904); 'Dewi Glan Ffrydlas' (1881); E. Ellis (1862); R. C. Evans, Dolgelley (1903); 'Elfyn' (1893); 'Eos Môn' (1876); 'Eos y Berth' (1880); 'Elldeyrn' (1876); Vincent Evans (1898); D. Silvan Evans (1881, 1884, 1882); 'Eos Llechid' (1862); David Francis, Gwrtherid (1888); 'Gwilym Ebrill' (1881); 'Glan Tecwyn' (1892); 'Granwllefab' (1879); 'Gwenllian' (1901); 'Gutyn Ebrill' (1878); 'Hugh Fylchi' (1869); John Hughes (1875); Ceiriog Hughes (1875); John Hughes, Tanygrisiau; 'Iolo Môn' (1877); 'Illtyd' (1892); William Jones ('Gwilym Meirion') (1897); R. Jones ('Trebor Aled') (1899); J. Jones (Dwdan) (1890); David Jones ('Dewi Padarn') (1863); 'Ieuan Eifion' (1863); T. James (1878); Richard James; R. H. Hugh Jones; Spinther James (1887); O. Jones, Rhuddlan (1893); Owen Jones, Llansantffraid (1896); Cynwal Jones, Conwy (1881); J. Jones ('Ogwenydd') (1881); David Jones ('Dafydd Morganwg') (1879); Owen Jones ('Telyn Seiriol') (1880); W. M. Jones, Bettws y Coed (1889); W. H. Jones ('Gwilym Dâr') (1878); John Jones ('Talhaiarn') (1869, 1863, 1868); E. Doged Jones, Lerpwl; Tudno Jones; Idris Fychan (1884); Iolo Trefaldwyn (1877); 'Llallawg' (1878); 'Llew Llwyfo' (1891); 'Llinos Moelwyn' (1899); 'Ap Myrddin' (1890); an autograph letter to R[ichar]d Hughes from Osborne Morgan (1878); autograph letters to 'Gwilym Cowlyd' from 'Machraeth Môn' (1896); 'Morien' (1894); Lord Mostyn (1898); H[uw] Machno (1875); W. Morgan ('Penfro') (1883); Alfred Moffat (1902); 'Mynyddog' (1879); 'Owain Alaw' (1873); Edw[ard] H. Owen, Tycoch; 'Pencerdd Eifion'; Robert Parry, Ruthin (1862); D. E. Phillips, Pontypridd (1893); 'Penfro' (1889); Tho[ma]s Powel, Penarth (1887, 1894); John Roberts, Ruthin; Robyn Wyn (1878); T. Herbert Roberts, Abergele (1900); Llywarch Reynolds (1884); 'Rhuddfryn' (1862); Ellis Roberts, Corwen (1878); T. F. Roberts, Aberystwyth (1895); John Rhys, Oxford (1895); John Roberts (Welsh Harper) (1878); Robin Delynor (1884); Evan Rees ('Dyfed') (1881, 1885); an autograph letter to Lord Mostyn from 'Gwilym Cowlyd' (1878); autograph letters to 'Gwilym Cowlyd' from 'Taliesin Hiraethog' (1884); 'Trebor Aled' (1899); Edw[ard] Thomas, Blaenau Ffestiniog; R. W. Tudor, Tanygrisiau (1894); 'Teibal Lleifiad' (1895); 'Taliesin o Eifion' (1876); Egerton Phillimore (1882); Cornwallis West (1886); R. Môn Williams; John Williams ('Eos Môn'); and miscellaneous papers containing poetry and adjudications.

Barddoniaeth D. Silvan Evans,

An incomplete copy in the author's hand of some of the items of verse contained in D. Silvan Evans, Telyn Dyvi (Aberystwyth, 1898). There are some minor differences between this and the printed copy.

Barddoniaeth,

A volume of 'cywyddau', etc. transcribed by W[illiam] H[enry] Mounsey in 1859 from manuscripts in the British Museum ('Barddoniaeth sef Casgliad O Waith Beirdd Cymru. Tynwyd allan y Casgiad hwn O Ysgriflyfrau yn yr Amgueddfa Brydeinig Genyf fi, Wiliam Henri Mounsey O Gaerliwelyd [sic] yn Sir Cwmberland. 1859'), together with annotations by D. Silvan Evans. The poets represented are Iolo Goch, Llywelyn Moel y Pantri, Gruffydd Gryg, Iorwerth Cyriog, Gutto'r Glyn, Iorwerth Vynglwyd, Lewis Morganwg, Sefnyn, Sippyn Cyfeiliog, Syr D[afydd] Trefor, Robin Ddu ('hynaf, o Fôn'), Rhys Goch Eryri, Doctor Sion Cent, Rhys Brydydd, Llawdden, Dafydd Nanmor, Dafydd ap Edmwnt, Guttyn Owain, Deio ap Ieuan Du, Llewelyn ap Guttyn, Gruffydd Hiraethog, William Cynwal, Sion Tudur, William Lleyn, Morus Kyffin, Mredydd ap Rhys, Robert Dai Llwyd and Sion Gruffudd ('o Llanddyfnan'). There is a list of contents ('Cynnwysiad') at the beginning of the volume. Among the illustrations and cut-outs mounted on the fly-leaves and in blank spaces in the manuscript are engravings of Montgomery Castle, the Fall of the Ogwen, Conway Tubular Bridge and Castle, Llyn Idwall, Rhaiadr Du near Tan y Bwlch, Moel y Gest, Denbigh, Snowden [sic] and Llanberis Lake, Valle Cruces Abbey and Pont Aberglaslyn. The spine is lettered 'Casgliad o Waith Beirdd Cymru. W. H. Mounsey. 1859'.

Barddoniaeth,

A volume of transcripts compiled by David Ellis, Cricieth ('Ty newydd yn Efionydd'), during the period 1793-4. It contains 'cywyddau', 'awdlau' and 'englynion' by Deio ap Ieuan Ddu, Rhys Cain, Risiard Phylip, Ieuan Tew Brydydd, Syr Robert Myltwn, Bedo Hafesb, Ieuan Brydydd Hir, Tudur Penllyn, Ieuan Tudur Penllyn, Gutto'r Glyn, Syr Rys o Garno, Dafydd Llwyd ap Llywelyn ap Gruffydd ('Esqr. o Fathafarn'), Llywelyn ap Guttyn, Bedo Brwynllys (one of the poems 'neu Gruff. ap Ieuan ap Llywelyn Fychan'), Howel ap Dafydd ap Ieuan ap Rys (= Hywel Dafi), Gwilym Tew, Llowdden, Inco Brydydd, Gruffydd Hiraethog, Sion Brwynog, Lewis Morganwg, Mathew Bromfield, Lewis Daron, Simwnt Fychan, Wiliam Llyn, Lewis ap Edward, Howel Dafi, Sion ap Felpot, Huw Arwystl, Syr Lewys Meudwy, Syr Phylip Emlyn, Syr Gruffydd Fychan, Long Lewys, Huw Cae Llwyd, Sion Tudur, Gruffydd Fychan, Gwerfyl Mechain, Ieuan Deulwyn, Tudur Aled, Gruffydd Gryg, Dafydd ap Edmwnt, Ieuan Fychan ap Ieuan ap Adda, Meredydd ap Rys, Gruffydd ap Gweflyn, Dafydd Nanmor, Ieuan Gethin ap Ieuan ap Lleision, Rhys Llwyd alias Brydydd, Gruffydd Llwyd, Dafydd ap Eingion Lygliw, Ieuan ap Rys ap Llywelyn, Iolo Goch, Ieuan ap Rydderch ap Ieuan Llwyd, Edwart ap Rys Maelor, Owain ap Llywelyn Moel, Dafydd ap Ieuan Llwyd, Llywelyn Moel y Pantri, Sion Ceri, Ieuan Prichard otherwise Ieuan Lleyn, Gwilym ap Ieuan Hen, Sion ap Howel ap Llywelyn Fychan, Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fychan, Llywelyn Goch ap Meurig Hen ('o Nannau'), Rhys Llwyd ap Rys ap Riccart, Gwilym Hen, Hywel ap Reinallt, Thomas Celli, Ellis Rowland ('o Harlech'), Howel Cilan, Sion Mowddwy, Owain Gwynedd, Thomas Derllys, Syr Ifan, Ieuan Bedo Gwyn, Sion Phylip, Wiliam Cynwal, Ieuan Clywedog, Ieuan Heiliarth, Guttyn Coch Brydydd, Lewys Môn, Lewis Trefnant, Rhys Cain, Ieuan ap Howel Swrdwal, and incomplete poems; 'Englynion y Beddau'; an English prose translation by Evan Evans ('Ieuan Brydydd Hir') of 'Cywydd Marwnad Lleucu Llwyd' by Llywelyn Goch ap Meurig Hen, and the foregoing translation rendered into verse, inscribed to Paul Panton of Plas Gwyn in Anglesey, and published in the Chester Chronicle, 16 July, 1790, probably by Richard Llwyd 'Bard of Snowdon'; and 'Can Tâl Diolch i Dduw am yr Ysgrythyr yn Gymraeg ...' by Syr Thomas Jones. At the beginning of the volume is a list of contents ('Cynhwysiad'), an index ('Mynegres egwyddorawl') of first lines, and an index of poets ('Enwau'r Beirdd'). The greater part of the volume is based on manuscripts of Dr Griffith Roberts (1735-1808), Dolgellau (Peniarth MSS 99, 100, ?152) and on 'Cronfa Dafydd Thomas, alias Dafydd Ddu o'r Yri' (Cwrtmawr MS 72). There are annotations and additions by Owen Williams, Waunfawr, Peter Bailey Williams, Llanrug and one annotation by D[aniel] S[ilvan] Evans. The manuscript is bound uniformly with Cwrtmawr MSS 10-11 and the spine is lettered 'Dafydd Ellis MS'.

Barddoniaeth,

A volume of typewritten transcripts of 'cywyddau' and 'englynion' by William Lleyn, David Lloyd ab Hugh, John Vaughan, William Phillip, John Mawddwy, Richard Philip, Sion Tudur, H. M., E. R., Simwnt Fychan, Ffoulk Prys, Sion Cain, R. Ll., Ellis Wynne, Dafydd Hepunt (recte Epynt), Dafydd Nanmor, Sion Philip, Edmwnd Prys and Ellis Rowlant, and anonymous poetry, taken from a manuscript of Edward Griffith, Dolgellau, [NLW MS 2692]; and of a free-metre poem ('Cân Boreddydd') taken from a manuscript of D. Silvan Evans and published in Y Genhinen, Vol. II (1884), p. 78. There is a typewritten list of contents at the beginning and the spine is lettered 'Cywyddau'.

Barddoniaeth, etc.

A composite volume in the hand of D. Silvan Evans containing 'Walter Davies and Welsh Literature' by [Carl] Meyer (from The Times, 30 March, 1850, being the portions omitted in D. Silvan Evans: Gwaith Gwallter Mechain (Carmarthen and London, 1868), vol. III pp. 569-76); 'awdlau' and 'cywyddau' by Wiliam (Gwilym) Lleyn ('Allan o Lawysgrifau Ieuan Lleyn - 1799'), transcribed at Llangïan, May 1854, with collations and annotations dated to 1856; 'Gwaith Beirdd Cymru. Amryw', being 'awdlau' and 'cywyddau' by Sion Tudur, Tudur Aled, Deio ab Ieuan Du, Hywel ab Reinallt, Hywel ap Daf[ydd] ap Ieuan ap Rhys (Hywel Dafi), Richard Philip(s), Gwyrfyl Ferch Howel Vaughan (Gwerfyl Mechain), Ieuan Tew, Bedo Hafesb, Syr Robert Myltwn, Ieuan Brydydd Hir [Hen], Tudur Penllyn, Rhys Cain, Morys ab Howel ab Tudur, Gutto'r Glyn, Iolo Goch, Llywelyn Goch ap Meurig Hen ('o Nannau'), Huw Llwyd Cynfel and William Lleyn, with collations and annotations by D. Silvan Evans and H. W. L[?loyd]; and 'Cambrian Topography (Parthofyddiaeth Cymru)', being an alphabetical dictionary based on printed sources. The spine is lettered 'Gwaith Beirdd Cymru'.

Barddoniaeth, etc.

A composite volume in three sections containing 'cywyddau', 'englynion' and 'awdlau' by Dr Sion Cent, Syr Dafydd Trefor, Llewelyn Goch ab Meirig hen, Einion ap Gwalchmai, Iolo Goch, Gutto'r Glynn, Syr Rhys Drewen, Tudur Penllyn, Howel Reinallt, Syppyn Gefeiliog, Bedo Brwynllys, Howel Cilan, Morys ab Ifan ab Einion, Ieuan Brydydd hir, Tudur Aled, Ralph ap Connoay, Gruffydd Grug, Robin Ddu, Meredydd ap Rhys, Efan Fychan ab Morganwg, William (Gwilym) Cynwal, Owain Gwynedd, Sion Tudur, William Lleyn, Rhys Cain, Sion Phylip, Edmund Prys ('Arch-diacon'), Gruffydd Phylip, Edward ap Ralph, Rhichard Phylip, Lewis Glyn Cothi, Gruffydd Hiriaethog [sic], Morys ap Howel ap Tudur, Rhys Ednyfed, Ieuan Dyfi, Gruffydd Leia, Ieuan Deulwyn, Sion Brwynog, Gruffydd Ifan ab Llewelyn Fychan, Dr Sion Dafydd Rhys, Roger Cyffin, Thomas Prys (Plas Iolyn), Wmffre Dafydd ab Ifan, William Phylip, Dafydd ap Rhys, Dafydd Dafis ('gwas Owen Wynn o'r Glyn'), Ellis Rolant ('o Harlech'), Thomas Llwyd ('o Benmen'), Mr Hugh Lewis, D. D. Gwynn, Huw Llwyd Cynfal, Edward Morys, [John Davies] 'Sion Dafydd Las ('Sion Penllyn'), Owen Gruffydd, (John Roderick] S[iôn] Rhydderch, William Elias, Huw ap Huw, [John Roberts] 'Sion Lleyn', [David Thomas] 'Dafydd Ddu Eryri', Gruffudd Williams ('Gutyn Peris'), Gronw Owen, Simwnt Fychan, Huwcyn Sion, 'Nid Prydydd ... ond Gutto rhiw Fwngler', Ieuan Grffudd, Deio ap Ieuan Ddu, Rhys Llwyd ab R[hys] ab R[hisiart], Hywel ab Dafydd ab Ieuan ab Rhys ('ne Hywel Dafi neu bardd Rhaglan'), Lewis Owain ('o Dyddyn y Garreg'), Mr. Rowland Price, Sion Mowddwy, Gruffuth Parry, and Robert Edward, and anonymous compositions; 'Ychydig o hanes cyff-Genedl y cymru'; notes on 'Coptic Alphabet', 'The Syriac Alphabet', 'The Hebrew Alphabet', 'Greek Alphabet', three grades of Druids, and church inscriptions from Llaneinion (Lleyn) [i.e. Llanengan], Caernarvonshire, and Llaniestin (Anglesey); 'The names of the several churches in Anglesey and the time in which they were built'; a holograph copy of a letter from J[ohn] Thomas ['Sion Wyn o Eifion'], Chwilog to [David Thomas, 'Dafydd Ddu Eryri'], 1808 (observations on [Yr] Eurgrawn [Cymraeg]); anonymous carols; etc. The respective sections are in the hands of Robert Williams ('Robin Llys Padrig'), Abererch, Evan Prichard ('Ieuan Lleyn'), and John Thomas ('Siôn Wyn o Eifion'). Annotation by D. S[ilvan] E[vans]. Bound in at the end is a typescript alphabetical list of first lines of poems.

Bibliography,

A notebook in the hand of D. Silvan Evans containing an incomplete bibliography of books in Welsh or of Welsh interest classified under the following titles and sub titles:-. I Theology:. 1. Bibles and Testaments. 2. Commentaries. 3. Concordances and Helps. 4. Liturgies. 5. Prayers. 6. Psalms and Hymns. 7. Catechisms. 8. Homilies and Sermons. 9. Doctrinal and Practical Divinity. 10. Polemical Theology. Ii Philology:. 1. Lexicons. 2. Grammars. 3. Miscellaneous Philology and Criticism. Iii History:. 1. Historical Books in Welsh. 2. Relating to the History of Wales. 3. Topography. 4. Tours. 5. Biography. 6. Antiquities. Iv Poetry. According to the list of contents at the beginning of the volume sections were proposed on Music (part of IV), Periodicals (V) and Miscellaneous (VI) but these have not been included. The titles number in all 1096 but there are about 132 blank entries, apparently for the most part intended for later accessions. The latest books recorded in the lists are dated 1839.

Catalogue of Welsh ballads,

An interleaved volume (385 pp.) belonging to J. H. Davies made up of pages from Y Traethodydd, 1886-92 ('Hen Gerddi y Cymry', a catalogue of Welsh ballads compiled by John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd'), with pages 346-50 from Revue Celtique, II (part of a supplement [by D. Silvan Evans] to Llyfryddiaeth y Cymry). There are numerous additions and annotations by J. H. Davies, including cross-references to his own Bibliography of Welsh ballads printed in the 18th century (London, 1911) and an index to the authors, etc. of the pre-1800 ballads in the 'Myrddin Fardd' catalogue. The numbers used in the index correspond to the numbers in the 'Myrddin Fardd' catalogue while the page references are to the pages in the present volume. Loose inside are a list of ballads, etc. by Thomas Edwards ('Twm o'r Nant'), Hugh Jones, Llangwm and Ellis Roberts, with number or page references as before, and a letter, 1908, from D. Rhys Phillips, Swansea to [J. H. Davies] (jottings on three Shrewsbury 'effusions').

Celtic Remains ...

An interleaved copy, with numerous additions and corrections by Owen Jones, of Lewis Morris (ed. D. Silvan Evans): Celtic Remains ... (London, 1878).

Cofnodau Mechain ...

A thin volume (watermark 1864), variously described as 'Cofnodau Mechain' and 'Mecheinolion', containing biographical and bibliographical notes compiled by D. Silvan Evans towards his edition of Gwaith y Parch. Walter Davies, A. C. (Gwallter Mechain), Cyf I-II (Caerfyrddin ... Llundain, 1868). Towards the end of the volume are the following memoranda: 'Read the last proof (revise) of Gwaith Gwallter Mechain, Jan. 30, 1869, received the last printed sheet, Feb. 5, 1869 ... Received the volumes bound April 10, 1869 (the work being bound by Messrs. Wesley & Co., Friar Street, Doctors' Commons, London), and a short list of subscribers.

Correspondence

One of four volumes containing a collection of nearly two hundred letters addressed to Thomas Powel. They relate to matters to Welsh education, bibliography, philology and Celtic subjects. The principal correspondents are Edward Arber, Birmingham (to Llywarch Reynolds), 1884; George Duckett Barber Beaumont, Stoke Poges (to John [sic] [i.e. Thomas] Stephens, Merthyr [Tydfil]), 1855, enclosing a copy of his Ancient Oral Records of the Cimri and referring to other Welsh poems the meaning of which could be recovered by his method of literal translation into the Aramitic [Aramaic] language; Walter Bezant [Lowe], 1878-1880; John S[utherland] Black, Edinburgh, resident editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1886-1887; G[eorge] G[ranville] Bradley, Westminster, 1889; J[ohn] Collingwood Bruce, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1886; J. Bryce, Lincoln's Inn; Charles J. Clark, printer, 1896; E[dward] B[yles] Cowell, Cambridge, 1882-1883; D[avid] Charles Davies, Trefecca, 1890; John Davies, Hampstead, 1884; John Davies, Pandy, 1896; T[homas] Witton Davies, Haverfordwest, 1890; Lewis Davi[e]s, Ferndale, 1886; W[illiam] Boyd Dawkins, Manchester, 1882; Arthur de la Borderie, 1883; J. R. Dore, Huddersfield, 1878-1889; John Duncan, Cardiff, 1890; Charles [Isaac] Elton, London, 1884; D[aniel] Silvan Evans, 1879-1883; E[van] W[illiam] Evans, Dolgelley, 1917; T[homas] C[hristopher] Evans ('Cadrawd'), 1906.

D. Silvan Evans papers,

(I) Miscellaneous press cuttings, 1860-94 and undated, kept by D. Silvan Evans and including Welsh poetry, correspondence ('Ieithyddiaeth', etc.), church affairs (account of a Welsh confirmation at Llanover by the Right Reverend the bishop of Llandaff, [?1888], an article doubting the need for a new church at Aberystwyth [1882] etc.) and obituary notices of Edward Breese, Morva [sic] Lodge, Portmadoc [1881] and Morris Jones, 'Meurig Idris', 1875. (Ii) A bibliography of Cardiganshire parishes written on slips of paper.

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