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Spurrell, Walter, 1858-1934
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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.


Letters addressed to G. G. T. Treherne mainly on antiquarian subjects. The correspondents include P. Saben, Bexhill, 1916; David Salmon, Swansea, 1917; Brigadier General Mansel Shewen, Soberton, 1920; Major E. T. P. Shewen, New Brunswick, 1920-1921; Walter Spurrell, Carmarthen, 1918; John Robert Taylor, Oakland, California, 1918; W. Taylor, Bristol, 1918; John Thomas, Laugharne, 1913; J Henry Thomas, Hampstead, 1918; N. Thomas, Llanbadarn Fawr, 1904; O. Jones Thomas, Clynderwen, 1918; G. D. Hardinge-Tyler, London, 1916; A. W. Wade-Evans, Acton, 1905; John Ward, Cardiff, 1911-1920; George Wardle, London, 1890-1904; Ernest Waggett, 1915; William Weir, 1901-1917; and P. Gordon Williams, Laugharne.

Francis Green,

The letters, 1904-1924, concern Francis Green's antiquarian researches and publications. Many concern the Historical Society of West Wales of which Francis Green was secretary. The file also contains a stray letter, July 1911, from Walter Spurrell to Francis Green.

Green, Francis, 1854-1942

Letters and papers relating to the Reverend Peter Williams,

Letters and papers relating to the Reverend Peter Williams (1723-96), including two holograph letters, 19 May 1789 and 27 June 1789, fom Peter Williams writing from Carmarthen and Gelly to his son, the Reverend Eliezer Williams at Lord Galloway's, Galloway House, Scotland; a holograph sermon in Welsh by Peter Williams on Isa. 63, 4; other holograph items consisting of verses headed 'Antichristian Tradition' and (?) part of a poem entitled 'Babilon's fall', part of a draft of a letter to Mr Jones of Llan Gan, a draft of a letter concerning bull-baiting, a draft of a letter [?1777] to [Lady Huntingdon], and drafts of a letter to [ ] praying that a day of humiliation be appointed and of a letter to an unnamed person inviting him to subscribe to the writer's edition of Cann's Bible; a letter, 1834, from William Jones, [Llan Engan], to an unnamed person containing references to the persecution and excommunication of Peter Williams; a notebook in the autograph of Peter Bailey Williams containing a 'Copy of a Letter from the late Reverend Peter Williams to the Methodist Association about 1793', a letter (copy) from [Peter Williams] 'to the Revd Mr Jones of Llan Gann. Glam:', writings by Peter Williams on the Trinity including one 'To the Leaders of the Welsh Methodists on the Trinity: or rather the author of a Pamphlet on that subject', and two other letters from Peter Williams to the Association, one in Welsh, the other in English, etc.; letters to J. H. Davies concerning Peter Williams from Rich[ar]d Bennett, Caersws, 1923-4 and undated (3, one incomplete), Tom Beynon, Caerau n[ea]r Bridgend, 1921, with copy of reply, Evan W[illia]m Edwards, Llandyfeilog, 1921, Francis Green, St David's 1922-4 (2), M. H. Jones, Penllwyn, 1921, with enclosure, T. Shankland, Bangor, 1922, and J. Thomas, Laugharne Vicarage, 1896-7 (2); verses on Peter Williams 'buddugol yn Eisteddfod Llandefeilog, 1887' by 'Pererin Gwendraeth' printed by D. Edwards, Towyn; a photograph of an engraving of the Reverend Peter Williams ('From an Engraving in the Gospel Mag. 1777'); and the 'Order of Service' and a printed hymn-sheet to be used at the memorial service [in Llandefeilog church] at the unveiling of a tablet to the Reverend Peter Williams [4 September 1923]. Unrelated items include letters to J. H. Davies from F. W. Bussell, Wimbledon, 1921, A. J. C. Guimaraens, London, 1924, John T. Jôb, Abergwaun, 1924, and Walter Spurrell, Carmarthen, 1915, a letter, undated, from Eluned [Morgan], Cardiff to an unnamed correspondent, and a letter, [19]17 from Rich[ar]d T. Greer, Llanbadarn, to [ ] Vaughan. There is also a press-cutting concerning Dafydd Jones o Drefriw.

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.

Literary correspondence,

Letters, 1893-1926, to J. H. Davies on literary and academic matters. The correspondents include Charles Ashton, 1893, J. Kyrle Fletcher, undated, E. A. Lewis, 1909, Sir John Edward Lloyd, 1897, Lewis Morris, 1906, D. Rhys Phillips (4), 1906-1919, Bernard Quaritch, 1918, Thomas Shankland (2), 1906-1912, Walter Spurrell, 1914, and Mortimer Wheeler, 1926.

Ashton, Charles, 1848-1899