Llyfr John Morris,
- [late 18 cent.], 1868 (Creation)
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The volume is described on the first page as 'John Morris his book. Decem[be]r the 27, 1782', and the outside upper cover is inscribed 'No. 36', which probably represents its location in the Llansilin Collection. Paste-downs on the inside upper and lower covers contain the names of 'T. Richards', Llangyniew and 'M. Richards', Darowen (1869) [i.e. Thomas and Mary Richards, Darowen].
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A late eighteenth century manuscript in the hand of John Morris containing a collection of 'carolau' and 'cerddi' by Jonathan Hughes, Llangollen, together with a 'cerdd' and a 'carol' by Daniel Jones, and a carol each by Jo[h]n Edw[ard]s (Glyn Cei[rio]g) and Arthur Jones. All the poems by Jonathan Hughes are included in the author's Bardd a Byrddau (y Mwythig, 1778). At the beginning of the volume is 'Bannau yr llyfyr hwn', being a table of titles and first lines, and the numbers of verses, of each carol. Paste-downs on the inside upper and lower covers contain a note and an 'englyn' by D[afydd] M[orris], Llanfair [Caereinion], 1868, etc.
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Probably No. 36 in the Llansilin Collection (see inscription on outside upper cover of volume).
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Preferred citation: 294B.
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- Morris, John, 18 cent. (Subject)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales