File NLW MS 12870D. - Llythyrau, barddoniaeth, etc.,

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NLW MS 12870D.


Llythyrau, barddoniaeth, etc.,


  • [19 cent.]. (Creation)

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Miscellaneous items including holograph letters and notes (? some incomplete) from Rob[er]t Davies ['Bardd Nantglyn'] to Morgan Davies, Nannau, Merionethshire, 1826 (the parliamentary election for the ?borough of Denbigh, enclosing a series of nine 'englynion' on the said election), W. Jones, Stockwell, to Morgan Davies [?the same as in the preceding letter] at Sir Rob[er]t W[illia]m Vaughan, M.P., London, 1812 (enclosing a copy of verses entitled 'Cerdd Miss Forgans fawr o Blas y Coed' by J[ohn] Jones, [Jack] Glan y Gors), W. Jones to Evan Lewis, Dolgellau [1825] ( enclosing 'englynion' in memory of the Reverend R[ichard] Hughes, rector of Dolgellau), D[avid] Thomas ['Dafydd Ddu Eryri'] from Waunfawr and Llandwrog school, to Morgan Dafydd, Lady Williams's footman, Nannau [see the first two letters above], 1808 (the epitaph of Edward Jones, servant of Paul Panton of Plas Gwyn, Anglesey, and Bagillt, co. Flint), and ? to a recipient at Nannau, 1817 ('englynion' on the tombstone of a young man who died at Llanrwst, 1817), and [John Thomas] 'Eifionydd' to [ ], [18]87 (a promise to send recipient a booklet on Caernarvon Castle, thanks for a copy of a poem by Lewis Moris, the writer's wish to borrow the text of a talk on Llanrhaiadr by [Robert Ellis] 'Cynddelw', and any other manuscripts in recipient's possession); holograph copies or transcripts of Welsh poems in strict and free metres, some unattributed and some by Lewis Moris ['Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn'], William Jeffreys ('Gwilym Ffraid'), Dafydd Thomas [?'Dafydd Ddu Eryri'], ?Robert Davies ('Bardd Nantglyn'), and [John Cain Jones] 'Siôn Cain alias Siôn Ceiriog', the titles including the following - 'Englynion i Samuel Jones, Adarwr i Syr Robt. W. Fychan o Nannau . . .', 'I anerch Morgan Dafydd, Clochydd Llanelltyd', 'Englynion i gell gymysg y Parch. Roger Cloug[h]', and 'Glan Geirionydd'; holograph copies or transcripts of English poems including poems entitled 'To Wales' (by W. P., Llanfyllin, 1821), 'Thoughts suggested by the wonderful Contrast and variety Exhibited in the works of Nature throughout the principality (of Wales) and Especially in the vicinity of Snowdon' (by T. W. S., 1813), 'Lines Supposed to have been written by . . . Lieut. R. S. Gamage after his Condemnation', and 'Ye Petition of ye court-martial of Admiral Byng'; and a copy of an English carol by Walter Davies [? 'Gwallter Mechain'] headed 'Carol Plygen ar Ffarwel Ned Puw yn Saesoneg'.

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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 Gwern-y-Pant 6.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12870D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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