NLW MS 22846D [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
- 1850-1864 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
iii, 42 ff. Guarded and filed.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mrs J. E. Williams; Tywyn, Merioneth; Donation; 1991
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Scope and content
Letters, 1850-1864, mainly in Welsh and mostly from Henry Jones (1824-1852), 1850-1851, who emigrated to Holland Patent, New York, in 1850 (see Y Cenhadwr Americanaidd, 13.12 (December 1852)), and his sister, Mary Jones (1831-1861), c. 1855-1861, who emigrated to Ballarat, New South Wales, in 1856, addressed to members of their family in Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Merionethshire. Also included (ff. 39-40) are verses by Mary Jones, entitled Hiraeth am Fy Ngwlad, printed after her death.
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Conditions governing access
Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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Existence and location of copies
Online version available on the Library's website $$u https://www.llgc.org.uk/discover/digital-gallery/manuscripts/modern-period/emigrants-letters/ (viewed July 2016).
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 22846D [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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