File NLW MS 23440D. - Letters to R. J. Derfel,

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NLW MS 23440D.


Letters to R. J. Derfel,


  • [c. 1852]-1905. (Creation)

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180 ff. Guarded and filed.

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Ninety-seven letters and cards, 1853-1905, to Robert Jones Derfel from various correspondents including Isaac Foulkes ('Llyfrbryf') (2) 1894, Daniel Owen (1) 1894, Dr Joseph Parry (1) 1892, John Roberts ('Ieuan Gwyllt') (2) 1853-4, John Thomas ('Eifionydd') (5) 1889-1904, and William Williams ('Creuddynfab') (4) 1853-63. Also included is a draft letter of application by R. J. Derfel, c. 1852, for admission to ?Manchester Baptist College, and two greetings cards, 1903 and n.d., from him to his daughter Jane.

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Welsh, English.

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The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23440D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23440D.