- 1884-[c. 1909] / (Creation)
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Mr Henry Harpur-Crewe; Calke Abbey; Purchase; 1981
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Papers relating to 'the Ladies of Llangollen', Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby, of Plas Newydd, Llangollen, consisting of transcripts, 1885, by Isabel Jane Crewe of extracts from the journals of a tour in Wales by Sir George Crewe and Jane, Lady Crewe, 1826; a transcript of recollections related to Isabel Jane Crewe by Jane Thomas, a former servant of the Ladies, 1885; and associated printed items including pamphlets by General John Yorke, 'Plas Newydd as it was and is' (Llangollen, 1884) and the late Rev. J. Prichard, 'An account of the Ladies of Llangollen' (Llangollen, c. 1909).
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The contents of NLW MSS 21701-22852 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).
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Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 21746B.
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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