File 875C. - Miscellanea of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd'),

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Miscellanea of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd'),


  • 1819-1906. (Creation)

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Miscellaneous papers of John Jones ('Myrddin Fardd'), the items in his hand including an undated note written to a Mr Thomas (meaning of the word 'sinach'), a short memorandum relating to Llangybi almshouses, and a few biographical notes and copies of memorial inscriptions; the other items include an incomplete essay by 'Craffwr', dated 10 January 1819, which appears to be a reply in a religious controversy which referred to the use of titles of respect and to biblical criticism; an essay entitled 'Hanes neu fywgraffiad yr Apostol Paul' by 'Clement', (described as) one of the subjects of a competitive meeting held at Capel Helyg and Pencoed, 12 May 1859; adjudications by [Thomas Essile Davies] 'Dewi Wyn o Esyllt' on poetical compositions, dated 23 July 1860; adjudications, by Ellis Roberts ('Elis Wyn' [o Wyrfai]) and John Emlyn Jones, on an essay competition on 'Chwarelwyr Cymru', dated 23 March 1872; an adjudication, undated, on a competition for a guide book to Pwllheli and district; a short essay entitled 'Traethawd ar Fyrdra Oes Dyn' by 'Columbus'; a few notes relating to Bodvel [Caernarfonshire]; a note, with quotations in Greek, Latin and English, to illustrate that Virgil adopted the thoughts, and often expressed them in the same manner as, 'his illustrious predecessor' i.e. Theocritus; an undated note in pencil from [William Henry Roberts] 'Iseifion' to J. H. Davies (a photograph of 'Myrddin Fardd', John Ellis Evans, a vet and character of Pentre'r felin, Caernarfonshire); miscellaneous cuttings and printed matter, including a circular entitled 'Argraffwyr Llyfrau Cymraeg' sent out in 1906 by Cymdeithas Lyfryddol Cymru' (The Welsh Bibliographical Society) in order to compile a complete list of Welsh printers.

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Welsh, English, Greek (Ancient), Latin.

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Preferred citation: 875C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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