File NLW MS 12023B. - Llythyrau,

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NLW MS 12023B.




  • 1853-1873 / (Creation)

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Seventy-nine holograph letters and imperfect letters, 1853-1873 and undated, written by Robert Griffith Jones, successively curate of Llanarmon-yn-Iâl and Rhuddlan and vicar of Llanarmon-yn-Iâl. The letters, written from St. Bees College [Cumberland], Llanarmon-yn-Iâl, Rhuddlan, etc., are addressed largely to his cousin Evan Jones, Port-madoc, but there are a few to his cousins Catherine (Cate) Jones and Owen Evan Jones. Among the subjects discussed are personal and family matters; the writer's ordination, and his curacy at Llanarmon-yn-Iâl; purchases of books; the printing business of Evan Jones; the writer's parochial duties; a request for jars of Trefriw water; the recovery of Catherine Jones and Owen Evan Jones from typhoid fever; a welcome to the writer at Bodrhyddan; etc.

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Welsh, English.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as J. T. Evans 34.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12023B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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