File NLW MS 12290C. - Llythyrau,

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NLW MS 12290C.




  • 1889-1934. (Creation)

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Thirty-two holograph letters largely to Peter Williams and/or his wife [Elizabeth] Williams, Brenig View, Tregaron, from D. Davies, Ton, Ystrad, etc., 1901-1913 (biographies of the writer's grandfather, 'Sasiwn' [C.M. Association meetings] at Llangeitho), L. Rhystyd Davies, Brynamman, 1924 ( the health of the recipient [Peter Williams], personal), Evan Evans, Laura Place, Aberystwyth, 1926 (the death of Peter Williams), James D. Evans, Y Tabernacl, Aberystwyth, 1934 (thanks for a parcel), J. Ceredig Evans, Welsh Mission, Shillong, Assam, etc., 1907-1929 (the schooling of the writer's son at New Quay, news from the mission field, the death of Peter Williams, etc.), Morgan [James], Maesycwmmer, [19]37 (personal, reference to Thomas Jones's Rhymney Memories), Joseph Jenkins, Llandovery, [19]26 ( the death of Peter Williams), D. and E. Jones, Patagonia, 1911 (personal), David Jones, Glanyrafonisaf [Tregaron], 1926 (the death of Peter Williams), Evan Jones, Pont l'Abbé, Finistère, 1906-1910 (the success of the writer's mission, subscriptions towards a new meeting-house at Lescouil), W. Jenkyn Jones, Quimper, 1923 (personal), John G[wynfil] Jones, Columbus, Ohio, to his brother and sister, 1889 (personal), M. H. Jones, Penllwyn, 1926 (the death of Peter Williams), Stephen Jones, Bridgend, 1926 (the death of Peter Williams), 'Winnie' [Winifred Jones, Neuaddlas, Tregaron], S. S. City of Venice, at Colombo, 1928 (personal, the writer's voyage to the mission field at Lushai in India), Abraham Morris, Llantarnam, 1926 (the death of Peter Williams), [Sarah Jane Rees] ('Cranogwen'), Llangranog, [19]09 (meetings of ['Undeb Dirwestol Merched y De']), John Rowland, Cardiff, 1926 (the death of Peter Williams), Annie Williams, Milwaukee, Wis., 1891 (personal, thanks for pictures, news of the writer's family), Peter D. Williams, Blaendyffry[n], Sparta, Monroe Co., Wis., 1889-1892 (personal, news of family and friends, accounts of religious services, the writer's farm), [Henry Jones Williams] ('Plenydd'), Chwilog, [19]23 (personal, the writer's health, etc.) (on the dorse of a circular advertising leaflets compiled by the writer on behalf of the temperance movement), and Robert [Williams], The Vicarage, Llandilo, 1914-1926 (the writer's appointment to the archdeaconry of Carmarthen, the death of Peter Williams).

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

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  • Welsh
  • English

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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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Preferred citation: NLW MS 12290C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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January 2010.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971);

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  • Text: NLW MS 12290C.