- 1785 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
ii, 66 ff. (paginated 1-132) ; 200 x 165 mm.
Quarter leather and marbled papers over boards; rebacked at NLW.
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A volume containing an account of the manuscripts transcribed by Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) in the form of a dedicatory letter, dated 8 August 1785, addressed to Sir Roger Mostyn (pp. 1-15), together with his introduction to British History (pp. 17-132). The text includes many quotations and extracts from Robert Vaughan, William Jones, Bishop Humphrey Humphreys, from Greek and Latin authors, etc.
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Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, Greek, Latin.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 837.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
Related units of description
Formerly Panton MS 28.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 1997B.
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Mostyn, Roger, Sir, 1734-1796 (Subject)
- Vaughan, Robert, 1592-1667 (Subject)
- Jones, William, 1726-1795 (Subject)
- Humphreys, Humphrey, 1648-1712 (Subject)
- Ussher, James, 1581-1656. (Subject)