File NLW MS 12405E. - Letters to Edward Lloyd,

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NLW MS 12405E.


Letters to Edward Lloyd,


  • 1679-1709. (Creation)

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Seventy-seven holograph and other letters addressed to Edward Lloyd of Tythyn, barrister, and one of the Commissioners of the Stamp, at his chamber in Grays Inn, at the Stamp Office in Lincolns Inn, at Kensington, etc. The writers include Rich. Brook, Harden, 1699/1700 (the tenancy of the demesne of Argoed by Mold), Geo. Buckby, Lincolnes Inne, 1708 (a demand on behalf of the writer's client Mr. Chapman for payment of money due to him) (with an accompanying statement of account and a list of papers to be delivered to the recipient), Will. Byrd, 1682/3 (observations on the suitability of 'my man' for employment by the recipient), Mutton Davies, Gwyss[aney], etc., [16]79 (2) (negotiations for the purchase of the l[ordship] of M[old]), R[obert] D[avies] [Llannerch], 1707/8-1710 (4) (the receipt of a watch, a payment to Lady Rous, estate matters, a claim by Mr. Cornishe's executors, a request by Jack Chambers for writings in the recipient's custody, lack of respect to the Chief Justice shown by the Wrexham mob and the like in Montgomeryshire), Jonath. Edwards, [16]82 (the terms of a loan to the recipient's friend and kinsman) (copy), Samuel Edwards, Newport, 1681/2-1682 (6) (one copy) (negotiations for the purchase by the recipient of Mr. Kenrick Edisbury's estate, a request for assistance in settling the writer's cousin-german in London, a mortgage contract) (together with a copy by the writer of a letter, 1682, to Will. Warn, Scrivener in the Old Bailey, and a holograph letter, 1682, from Ed. Lloyd, Gray's Inne, to Mr. Warn), Hugh Foulkes, Gray's Inn, undated (the possibility of debt on the Argoed estate), Peter Foulkes, Exeter, 1708 (2) ( the receipt of monies covered by enclosed bills), Rob. Foulkes, Chester, 1692-1706/7 (5) (the renewal by the bishop of Rochester of the lease of Argoed, legal matters touching the title to properties, a request for the revision of the wording of a deputation to the writer, the succession to the bishopric of Chester, personal) (with two holograph letters, [16]92-1693, from Robert Roper to Robert Foulkes touching the Argoed lease), Ed'd Gruffith, Plass Newydd [Henllan], undated (cousin Ned's title to cousin Chambers's estate, the Captain's love for the recipient's sister, personal ), J. Haggersten, Berwick, [16]81 and undated (3) (the writer's debts), Rob't Hookes, 1683 (a request for a loan of £10), R. J., undated (an apology for his conduct towards the recipient), [Sir] Bradwardine Jackson, 1703 (a request to promote a marriage between the writer and the daughter of a Mr. Ashton who owns two quays about Billingsgate and a great estate in buildings at Hampstead), Anne Lewys, from Lleweny [1683 or 1684] (unlucky proceedings of cousin Tr. at Tythin, gifts to the poor at Penybrin, personal), [Mrs.] E. Lincolne, 1704/5 [?-1705] (2) (money matters), John Lloyd, Rossa, [16]82-1688 (2) (news from Place Chambers and Lleueny, an opportunity for the writer to acquire the redemption of lands mortgaged by the late brother of John Griffith), John Lloyd, Llannerch, 1709 (news of Mr. [Robert] Davies, a petition on behalf of the writer's unfortunate brother Tom for an appointment in the service of Mr. Diston) (with a postscript by R. D.), John Lloyd, Pengwern, etc., 1707/8-1710/11 and undated ( 24) (negotiations with the trustees for the purchase of Mr. Moyle's estate in Flintshire, surprise at the enterprise of the French and news of the two fleets being engaged, the health and the death of the writer's brother Robin, the death of Aunt Lloyd of Brynyorkin) (with one draft reply and some endorsements), Trevor Lloyd, Ruthin, [16]81/2 (a request for assistance to set up the writer's brother David in his trade) (with a copy of the recipient's reply endorsed), Jo. Twisleton, 1694 (a request for assistance to get a place for the bearer Mr. Acton, a bookseller), George Booth, 2nd earl of Warrington, from Dunham, etc., 1700-1701 (7) (the writer's love affairs, the writer's deeds to be used as a security, Sir Bradw. Jackson's affairs, a reference to Non-Jurors), John Williams, Wrexham, 1700-1708 (4) (accounts touching Mr. Moyle's estate), Jo. Wolfe, 1709 (the sealing of patents), John Wynne [Leeswood], Flint, 1707 (negotiations touching mills in a lease held by the writer), and Owen Wynne, Pengwern, 1701 (a request for a loan of £100 to pay the bishop of Bangor for the tithe of Llanrhayder farmed by the writer, a warning of constant trouble in Radnorshire until a good chapman is found for it). At the end of the volume are two bills of Owen Wynne, 1708-1709, empowering Edward Lloyd to pay monies to Robert Trygarn and to E. Whitehurst, cheesemonger at Coventry, with receipts endorsed.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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For other letters of Edward Lloyd see NLW MSS 12406-12407E.

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Formerly known as Wigfair 5.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12405E.

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  • Text: NLW MS 12405E.