File NLW MS 22768D. - Ladies of Llangollen letters,

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NLW MS 22768D.


Ladies of Llangollen letters,


  • [c. 1799]-1832. (Creation)

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129 ff. Guarded and filed at NLW.

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Mr R. T. Combe (per Mr George E. Alexander, Bloomington, USA); Hambridge, Somerset; Donation; 1990

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Over seventy letters, [c. 1799]-1832, mainly from Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby, The Ladies of Llangollen (ff. 1-118 verso), addressed to their friend, Mrs Margaret Wingfield (1778-1835) and her husband, the Reverend Rowland Wingfield, vicar of Rhiwabon. The letters contain personal and local news.

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Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 22768D). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4281855. Date: 20130722. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: I. B. James. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 22768D) : Repair pages 91 and 92. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 22768D). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4281855. Date: 20131120. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: E. Pugh. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 22768D) : Repair two pages. Institution: WlAbNL.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22768D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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