File NLW MS 12900D. - Miscellaneous correspondence, etc.,

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NLW MS 12900D.


Miscellaneous correspondence, etc.,


  • [1604x1834]. (Creation)

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Miscellaneous correspondence including holograph and autograph (1) letters from L[ewis Bagot, bishop of] St. Asaph, from St. Asaph, to Mrs. [Hester Lynch] Piozzi, Bryn bella, near Denbigh, 1799 (Mrs. Bagot's illness); R[ichard Bagot, bishop of] Oxford, from Blithfield, to [ ], 1834 (an appointment with recipient for a sitting); T[homas Burgess, bishop successively of] St. David's and Salisbury, from Abergwilly, Durham, and London, to the Reverend H[enry] H[ervey] Baber, post-1824 (objections to the title of the Royal Society of Literature and to its members being designated Fellows), the Reverend G[eorge] H[enry] Glasse, Hanwell Rectory and London, 1804 (4) (the writer's willingness to act as steward for the 'Sons of the Clergy', a gift of a sermon from recipient, matters relating to a charity), Mr. Payne, 1815 (an invitation to dine at Abergwilly Palace ) (in third person), [George John Spencer, 2nd] earl Spencer, 1830 (informing recipient of a meeting of the chapter of the Order of the Garter), Sir William [ ], 1825 (charitable aid for Miss Wilson), and [ ], 1804-1805 and undated (4) (a petition from Richard Williams for charity, thanks for two copies of 'your Vindication', etc.); [the Reverend] Sam[ue]l Davies, Hanover, Virginia [America], to [the Reverend George] Whitefield, 1756 (personal, acknowledging receipt of a copy of recipient's 'printed Letters from Lisbon' [A Brief Account of some Lent and other . . . Processions . . . seen last year at Lisbon; in four Letters . . . (London, 1755)], the publication of the said letters in the Virginia Gazette, hopes that they would influence the Virginians against Popery, comments on the earthquake and floods [of November 1755 in Lisbon], the writer's Negro communicants, references to acquaintances); and W[illia]m Sotheby, London, to Miss Berry, Petersham, 1828 (a gift of recipient's work dealing with French and English society [? Mary Berry: A Comparative View of the Social Life of England and France from the Restoration of Charles the Second . . . (1828)]), and [ ], undated (the writer's inability to accept an invitation). Also an acknowledgement, 19 October 1604, by Sir Thomas Mansell, kt., of the receipt from Edward Kemmys of Keven Mable, co. Glamorgan, esq., of a sum of fifty pounds which the said Edward Kemmys had been directed to lend to the Crown, and a certificate, signed 2 May 1821 by [the Reverend] Tho[mas] S[eth] J[ones] Thomas, rector of Begelly, and [the Reverend] Thomas Dalton, rector of Crunwear, and countersigned by T[homas Burgess, bishop of] St. David's, relating to the non-residence of the Reverend John Evans, perpetual curate of Reynoldston.

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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 12900D.

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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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April 2010.


  • English



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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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