File NLW MS 9015B - Letters to 'Owain Alaw',

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NLW MS 9015B

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Letters to 'Owain Alaw',

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  • 1853-1865. (Creation)

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Letters addressed to John Owen ('Owain Alaw'). The correspondents include Jane Davies, daughter of 'Gwallter Mechain', 1858; Morris Davies, Upper Bangor, 1859-60; Evan Evans ('Ieuan Glan Geirionydd'), 1853-4; John Ceiriog Hughes ('Ceiriog'), 1863-7; John Jones ('Talhaiarn'), 1865; Brinley Richards, 1864 and undated; E[benezer] Thomas ('Eben Fardd'), 1860; Lady Mary Emily William Wynn, Wynnstay, 1865; and Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 6th bart., Wynnstay, [1865]. There are also two letters from [Sir] C[harles] B[eaumont] Phipps, Windsor Castle, for H.M. The Queen, to Charles Hughes, publisher, Wrexham, 1863.
Among the subjects discussed, apart from 'Owain Alaw's musical interests and the dedication of his publications, are 'Gwallter Mechain's letters (by Jane Davies) and the proposed biography of Hugh Jones ('Erfyl) (by Morris Davies). Also included among the letters is a printed song - 'The Welcome Home, sung by the children of the Rhos-y-Medre and Rhosllanerchrugog National Schools on the occasion of the birth of an heiress to the noble House of Wynnstay', 1865.

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Previously known as Thomas Edwards 92.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 9015B

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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