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Evans, J. Henry Silvan
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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.

Letter to A. J. Balfour,

A copy, [1897], of a letter from J. Rathbone to the Rt Hon. A. J. Balfour, MP, appealing for a Civil List grant to Canon Silvan Evans for his services to the Welsh language; and a letter referring to the above to J. H. Evans, Esq., 1897.

Letters from David Howell ('Llawdden'),

Fifty-eight letters, [1875]-1902, from the Reverend D[avid] Howell ('Llawdden'), Wrexham, Gresford and St Davids, all except two to D. Silvan Evans (personal matters, the 'Geiriadur' and Lady Llanover, a letter from W. Spurrell, Carmarthen (encl.), condolences, the death of [Canon] George Griffiths, the writer's own view of public funerals, how he himself has suffered from 'cliquism', a printed hymn by the writer (encl.), etc.). The other two letters are from D. Howell to Mrs [D. Silvan] Evans, 1887 (Tegid's illness and their own anxiety about Arthur), and to Henry [Silvan Evans], 1898 (a newspaper comment on the application for a Civil List pension for the addressee's father) respectively.

Letters from J. Gwenogfryn Evans,

Twenty-six letters and postcards, etc., 1886-[19]01, from J. Gwenogfryn Evans, Oxford and Llanbedrog, twenty five to the Reverend D. Silvan Evans (replying to queries and giving correct readings, the writer's own work, sympathy on the death of Mrs Evans, the Dictionary, asking for permission to catalogue the addressee's Welsh manuscripts, etc.) and one, [18]97, to [J. H. Silvan] Evans (advice concerning the Dictionary).

Letters from the Reverend John Owen (1854-1926),

Twenty-eight letters, [18]80-1903, from the Reverend John Owen (1854-1926), successively Welsh professor and classical lecturer at St David's College, Lampeter, warden and headmaster of Llandovery College, dean of St Asaph, principal of St David's College, Lampeter and bishop of St Davids, twenty-seven to D. Silvan Evans (college examinations, acknowledging congratulations, the Welsh Prayer Book committee, etc.) and one to [J. H. Silvan] Evans, 1903 (sympathy on the death of his father, the completion of the dictionary).

Letters of John Rhys, etc.,

Seventy-two holograph letters of John Rhys from Rhyl, Oxford, etc., 1871-84, of which ten, mainly from the period 1871-2, are addressed to J. H. S[ilvan] Evans at Llanymawddwy and the remainder to his father D. Silvan Evans at Llanymawddwy and Llanwrin. Subjects of the correspondence include the writer's appointment as Inspector of Schools in North Flintshire and Denbighshire, the writer's marriage, the Principalship at Aberystwyth [College] (1872), ogham and other inscriptions, Welsh borrowings from classical languages, contributions to Archaeologia Cambrensis, charters belonging to Welsh churches preserved at Canterbury, Mr [Richard Rolt] Brash's contemptuous treatment of the writer, the resignation of the recipient (D. Silvan Evans) as editor of Archaeologia Cambrensis, the writer's appointment to the chair of Celtic at Oxford, the publication of the writer's volume [2nd ed. of Lectures on Welsh Philology, 1879], Welsh words of English origin, Cardiganshire dialects, the writer's desire to examine the Peniarth manuscripts, the position of Welsh at [St David's College] Lampeter, the desire of Mr [E. G. B.] Phillimore to consult the recipient (D. Silvan Evans)'s text of Y Marchog Crwydrad, the recipient (D. Silvan Evans)'s dictionary, copious observations on matters of Welsh etymology, personal, etc. The volume also includes an incomplete copy reply by [D. Silvan Evans], 1874, and an unsigned holograph letter of [E. L. Barnwell], Melksham [1874], both concerned with the controversy between John Rhys and Richard Rolt Brash.

Letters to D. Silvan Evans,

A postcard, 1881, to D. Silvan Evans from E. Gurnos Jones, Garw Valley, Bridgend (words and their meanings), and fourteen letters and postcards from R[ees] J[enkin] Jones, Aberdare, thirteen, 1885-1901, to D. Silvan Evans (literary matters, lists of words, Thomas Davies, Llwynrheol, [Evan Evans, 'Y] Prydydd Hir') and one, 1903, to J. H. Silvan Evans (sympathy on the loss of his father).

Manchester and Milford Railway Company, etc.,

A printed prospectus of the Manchester and Milford Railway Company; a printed 'Amended statement of Claim' and 'Defence to Amended Statement of Claim' in the case of Lynch v Burgess re Hawthorne, deceased, in the Chancery of the County Palatine of Lancaster, with a letter addressed to J. H. Silvan Evans, esq.; an agreement between J. H. Silvan Evans and others and Dr Owen Bowen re Dr Thomas Walter Evans, deceased. By J. M. Quiggin.