File 77B. - Llythyrau llenorion,

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Llythyrau llenorion,


  • 1825-1863. (Creation)

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Holograph letters addressed, except where otherwise stated, to Ebenezer Thomas ('Eben Fardd'). The writers include E[van] Evans [rector of Pennant, Montgomeryshire], 1830 (2) (greetings, lines by the recipient), Rob[ert] Williams, Fron Deg, Bangor, 1835-42 (5) (the sale of the writer's book, an appointment for the recipient, a request for translations of Welsh poetry), Edward (Iorwerth) Parry, Chester, etc., 1841-51 and undated (18) (the publication of Blodau Arfon, a competition for a 'hir a thoddaid' to commemorate the presentation of the Mostyn testimonial, an adjudication of the 'awdl' at a Gordofigion meeting in Liverpool, the publication of the writer's Royal Visits and Progresses to Wales and of a review by the recipient, the writer's disgust with eisteddfodau), [Edward Jones] 'Iorwerth Hebog', Llanfyllin, 1841 (a request for a review of an awdl by the writer), J[ohn] Mills, 'Ieuan Glan Alarch', Ruthin, 1842-4 (2) (requests for an appreciation of Mr Blackwell as a poet and for contributions to Y Beirniadur [Cymreig]) (the earlier letter written on a prospectus of the proposed Beauties of Alun), Robert Jones ('Bardd Mawddach'), Dolgellau, 1843 (the sales of an elegy by the writer), John H. Mills, Finsbury, London [1858] (the writer's desire to purchase an edition of the recipient's works) (with a note of the recipient's reply), Ellis Jones, printer, Caernarvon, 1844 (suggesting an exchange of copies of the recipient's 'Gwaith Barddonol' [i.e. Caniadau] and Corph y Gaingc), John Hughes, Liverpool, [18]48 (declining to allow his name to be used in recommendation of Chambers' Information for the People), Henry Rees, Liverpool, [18]48 (a form of recommendation for Chambers' Information for the People), Hugh Hughes, 'Huw Derfel', Llandegai, [18]49-50 (5) (the proposed publication of Y Gweithiwr Caniadgar, Welsh books and periodicals distributed by the writer, Aberffraw eisteddfod, a competition for the best eight verses on 'Cydymdeimlad a'r Hungariaid yn nghyd a'u hawl fel cenedl i fod yn annibynol ar Austria', a meeting at Bangor in support of the Hungarians, enclosing a book by Thomas Cambria Jones), Isaac Jenkins, St Davids, 1848 (a recommendation for the recipient's Addysg Chambers i'r Bobl), R[obert] M[ona] Williamson ('Bardd Du Mon'), Newborough, 1849-51 (3) (requesting clarification of the adjudications at Aberffraw eisteddfod, the identity of the winning pryddest at Liverpool eisteddfod), Robert Hughes, Uwchlawr-ffynon 1851-2 and undated (3) (a meeting, the illness of the writer's son, a matter to be submitted to John Jones of Talysarn, Lord Newborough and the headmastership of the [recipient's] school, the reading of a will), Joseph Jones, Caernarvon, 1849 (receiving and sending printed 'awdlau'), [Thomas John Williams] ('Myddfai'), Gaerwen and Abergele, 1849 (2) (a contribution by the writer on Grongar Hill in Y Traethodydd), Robert Evans ('Trogwy'), Bethesda, [18]49 (a request to revise a 'pryddest'), Thomas Levi, Ystradgynlais, etc., 1849-61 (17) (thanks for gifts of books, the publication of recipient's works, contributions to Y Cylchgrawn, to Y Traethodydd, to Yr Oenig, and to Trysorfa'r Plant, the increased circulation of Yr Oenig, an invitation to the recipient to visit South Wales, adjudications on 'pryddestau' on the Reverend T[homas] Richards [sic] of Fishguard, a letter on behalf of Wm Morgan of Aberdare, the recipient's bereavement, arrangements for the recipient's visit to Glamorgan), Owen Rowland ('Aled O Von'), London, 1849 (the object of a movement concerning the Welsh language), T[homas] E[van] James ('T[homas] ab Ieuan'), Cendl, 1849 (a request for a contribution to the writer's Bwrdd y Beirdd ... subscribers to the recipient's Addysg Chambers i'r Bobl), Jno. Jones ('Ioan Cunllo'), Rhyd Lewis, 1849-60 (2) (the purchase of the recipient's book, an offer of Gwinllan y Bardd, thanks for a letter, condolence), Rees Lewis, Merthyr, 1849 (adjudications by the recipient at Merthyr), John Roberts, Liverpool, 1850 (a request for a Welsh translation of the recipient's letter concerning Mr [John] Elias), John Roberts ('Ieuan Gwyllt'), Liverpool, 1853 (the writer's winning essay at Dinorwig, encloses the writer's Blodau Cerdd), W[illiam] Williams ('Creuddynfab'), StalyBridge, etc., 1850-8 (5) (the rejection of a review by the writer to Y Traethodydd on 'Cerdd Allwyn', Aberffraw Eisteddfod, encloses a sonnet, the recipient's 'Afaon' in Y Traethodydd, condolence, requesting suggestions on the reform of the eisteddfod), Ed[ward] Morgan [of Syston] from Aberffraw, 1850 (an appointment, the printing of the Life of Howell Haris), J[ohn] P[rydderch] Williams ('Rhydderch o Fôn'), Rhyl, [18]50 (4) (Rhuddlan Eisteddfod and comments on the recipient's pryddest, comments on a 'pryddest' by 'Ieuan Glan Geirionydd', the forthcoming Merthyr Eisteddfod), Robt. O[liver] Rees, bookseller, Dolgellau, [18]50-1 and undated (16) (the publication of the works of 'Dafydd Ionawr', a prize offered by the writer for an essay on 'Dafydd Ionawr', englynion for a memorial stone for 'Dafydd Ionawr', a proposed publication of the works of Goronwy Owen, a suggested edition by the writer of the recipient's works), Joseph Jones, Mold, 1851 (requesting comments on enclosed compositions), Jno. Emlyn Jones ('Emlyn'), Cardiff, 1851-62 (2) (an adjudication on the writer's 'pryddest' at Merthyr, the integrity of adjudicators), J[ohn] R[obert] Jones ('Eryr Arfon'), Mold, 1851 (requesting the revision of enclosed compositions), [Andrew Jones Brereton] ('Andreas o Fon'), Mold, 1851 (the publication of a volume (of Mold Eisteddfod compositions]), [Rowland Walter] ('Ionoron Glan Dwyryd'), Cefnfaes [Congl-y-wal, Blaenau Ffestiniog], 1852 (an englyn prompted by lines of 'Bardd Du Môn'), W[illiam] O[wen] John ('Eryr Glan Taf'), Swansea & Glamorgan Herald Office, Swansea, [18]53 (requesting 'englynion' on the writer's marriage, news of 'Robyn Ddu o Eryri'), John Morgan, Merthyr Tydfil, 1849 (2) (Merthyr Cymrodorion Eisteddfod), Julia S. Lloyd, Wignedd, Pentraeth, Anglesey, undated (2) (a request for compositions towards a collection of 'penillion'), David Howell ('Llawdden'), Trinity College, etc., Abergavenny, 1853 (2) (enclosing an eisteddfod placard, the admission of the recipient to Gorsedd Beirdd Ynys Prydain), Evan Davies ('Ieuan Myfyr') [otherwise 'Myfyr Morganwg'], 1853 (an examination of the recipient with a view to his admission to Gorsedd Beirdd Ynys Prydain, an attack on the Gorsedd by T. Stephens of Merthyr),

Roger Edwards, Mold, 1855-9 (4) (a contribution by the recipient to Y Traethodydd, the editorship of Y Traethodydd, the death of 'Ieuan Glan Geirionydd', adjudications by the recipient at Mold CM Sunday Schools annual competitive meetings, condolence), William Jones ('Gwrgant'), London, 1855-66 (4, including one 'true copy') (adjudications by the recipient, contributions to the recipient's testimonial), Margt Davies ('Meinwen Elwy'), St Asaph, 1856-61 and undated (4) (London Eisteddfod competitions, the recipient's 'cywydd' to the writer, the illness of the recipient's wife, lines written in tribute to the recipient, the writer's visit to her native Bangor, requesting the revision of enclosed lines), Robt Davies ('Cyndeyrn') St Asaph, [18]58 (thanks for lines to the writer's wife ['Meinwen Elwy']), C[atherine] L[ongueville] Griffith [of Bodegroes, Caernarvonshire] to John Thomas ['Siôn Wyn o Eifion'], undated, (personal, the health of the writer and of the recipient), John Williams ('Ab Ithel'), Llanymawddwy, 1850-9 (2) (the publication of the recipient's 'awdl' on '[Brwydr Maes] Bosworth', manuscripts of 'Y Gododdinau'), Ellis Roberts, Llanllyfni, [18]49 (Aberffraw Eisteddfod compositions), Ellis Roberts ['Elis Wyn o Wyrfail], Llwyn y Gell Schools [Ffestiniog], 1855 (the writer's poetry), Thomas Bevan ('Caradawc') Abergavenny, 1853 (an invitation to the eisteddfod), David Williams, Pwllheli, to John Thomas ['Siôn Wyn o Eifion'], Chwilog, 1858 (personal), William Thomas ('Gwilym Mai'), Carmarthen, 1857 (Aberdare Eisteddfod adjudications), Ellis Edwards, Mold, [18]57 (personal, comments on the writer's visits to Dolgellau, Machynlleth, and Dylifau Mines), Robert Owen, Capel Curig, 1858 (the writer's enrolment at Clynnog School), Thomas Jones ['Glan Alun'], Mold, 1859 (a meeting at Denbigh to consider the reform of the eisteddfod), A[nna] L[etitia] Waring, Neath, 1857 (the death of the writer's father [Elijah Waring]), T[homas] James ('Llallawg'), Netherthong, 1860 (2) (the life of 'Counsellor' Jones of Gelliwig), [Joseph Hughes] ('Carn Ingli'), Meltham Parsonage, 1860 (3) (acknowledging a packet, co-adjudications), [Robert John Pryse] ('Gweirydd ap Rhys'), from Mold, 1855 (proposals by the committee of Machraith Eisteddfod concerning 'Llythyraeth y Gymraeg' and a Welsh Academy), John Owen (['Owain] Alaw'), Chester, [18]60 (comments on a translation by the recipient), Thomas David ('Dewi Wyn o Essyllt'), Denispowis, near Cardiff, 1851-61 (4) (the writer's claim to the chair at Eisteddfod Glenydd Taf, (1851), co-adjudications at Denbigh National Eisteddfod, (1860), a request for 'englynion' for Y Cylchgrawn), and W[illiam] Davies ('Gwilym Teilo'), Morriston, 1854 (2) (Morriston Eisteddfod compositions). On one of the fly-leaves is an imperfect list of scribes ('Enwau Ysgrifenwyr y Llythyrau sydd yn y Llyfr hwn') in the hand of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd'), with additions by J. H. Davies.

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Preferred citation: 77B.

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