File NLW MS 21820F. - Miscellaneous papers,

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NLW MS 21820F.


Miscellaneous papers,


  • 1715-1985 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

184 ff.

Guarded and filed at NLW.

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Name of creator

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Various sources (detailed in a list at the beginning of the file); Donations and purchases; 1982-1997

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Scope and content

Papers, 1715-1985, of miscellaneous provenance, including a brief memoir [watermark 1794] of Richard Wilson by Joseph Farington, apparently unpublished (ff. 5-7); a transcript of the regulations, 1795, regarding the charges for crossing the ferry at Llandeilo (ff. 174-5); scenario and cast, [c. 1807], of 'Miller of Mansfield', a play, apparently unpublished, for performance in the theatre at Wynnstay by members of the Wynn family and their friends (ff. 179-84); autograph fragments of 'De Chatillon' and of the original manuscript of The Vespers of Palermo by Felicia Hemans (ff. 9, 178); a copy of the fourth Report, 1832, of the Anglesey branch of the Royal National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck (see also NLW MS 1600E and Anglesey Antiquarian Society and Field Club Transactions 1957, 20-5) (ff. 53-4); draft lecture notes, [c. 1846]-1847, of the Rev. Calvert Richard Jones, photographic pioneer, describing his visit to Malta during the winter of 1845-1846 and containing his observations on evidence in favour of St Paul's shipwreck having occurred in Malta (ff. 98-101); and a copy of a special typescript issue of the North Wales Chronicle, 6 May 1926, outlining the state of the country during the general strike of 1926 (ff. 102-3).

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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Language and script notes

Welsh, English.

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Finding aids

The contents of are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 8 (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 21820F.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.


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  • English



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