NLW MS 21891E.
Letters to Elias Hughes, &c.,
- 1842-1898. (Creation)
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94 ff. Guarded and filed.
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Miss Elizabeth G. Hughes, granddaughter of Elias Hughes and a great-great-granddaughter of the Reverend William Jones; Rhos-on-Sea; Donation; 1983
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Some fifty letters, 1875-1889, to Elias Hughes, Colwyn Bay, co. Denbigh. Many are replies to invitations to preach at Engedi Calvinistic Methodist church, Colwyn Bay, or to preside at local eisteddfodau but also included are two letters (ff. 14, 19) concerning the injuries sustained by Elias Hughes during the tithe disturbance near Mochdre in 1887 (see Report of an inquiry as to disturbances connected with the levying of tithe rent-charge in Wales (1887), p. 102). Correspondents include Thomas Edward Ellis (1) , John Ceiriog Hughes ('Ceiriog') (1) 1883, Daniel Owen (1) 1886, Joseph Parry (1) 1884, Sarah Jane Rees ('Cranogwen') (2) 1884, 1886, and William Rees ('Gwilym Hiraethog') (2) 1882-1883. Also included are a letter, 1842, to the Reverend William Jones, Amlwch, from David Griffiths, missionary, relating to Madagascar (f. 77), sermon notes in Welsh by William Jones (ff. 80-4), and other miscellaneous items, 1853-1898.
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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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Preferred citation: NLW MS 21891E.
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- Engedi (Church : Colwyn Bay, Wales) (Subject)
- Hughes, Elias, 1854-1892 -- Correspondence (Subject)
- Ellis, Thomas Edward, 1859-1899 (Subject)
- Hughes, John Ceiriog, 1832-1887. (Subject)
- Owen, Daniel, 1836-1895 (Subject)
- Cranogwen, 1839-1916 (Subject)
- Rees, William, 1802-1883 (Subject)
- Jones, William, Rev., Amlwch (Subject)
- Griffiths, David, 1792-1863 (Subject)
- Parry, Joseph, 1841-1903 (Subject)
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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