Llyfr Howell Tanat,
- [late 17/early 18 cent.] (Creation)
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The volume bears the names of John Evans, Thomas Davis, Edward Edwards (Llansillio), ? John David and Robert Lloyd.
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An imperfect late seventeenth and early eighteenth century commonplace book of Howell Tanat (Tanatt, Tannat, Tannatt), Trewylan Isa, Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain, Montgomeryshire. It contains poetry in free metres by Oliver Rogers, Humfrey Dauyd ap Ivan, William Philips, Rolant Voughan [sic], Howell Tanatt, Edward Rolant and Hugh Moris, and anonymous poems; English verses; accounts, 1685-1707 and undated (household, farm, payments to craftsmen, assessments of lewns in Llansantffraid and Llandysilio, etc.); short depositions touching a suit in the Court of Chancery relating to Robt. Kinaston [of Trewylan Ganol, Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain] containing references to a plot and the keeping of a Jesuit priest; household and medical recipes; an incomplete dictionary of English phrases with their Latin equivalents; scriptural notes; a prayer; etc.
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Welsh, English, Latin.
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The volume was formerly No. 15 in the Lansilin Collection (see Trans. Cymm., Vol. II, Part IV (1843), 417).
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Preferred citation: 215A.
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- Home economics -- Wales -- Montgomeryshire -- Accounting
- Agriculture -- Accounting
- Agricultural administration -- Wales -- Montgomeryshire -- Accounting
- Artisans -- Wales -- Montgomeryshire -- Salaries, etc.
- Home economics -- Early works to 1800
- Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800
- English language -- Dictionaries -- Latin -- Early works to 1800
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales