File NLW MS 23294D. - Notes

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NLW MS 23294D.




  • [c. 1726]-1756, [1847x1855] (Creation)

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180 ff.

Loose sheets, formerly belonging to various notebooks, assembled in their present order, mid 19 cent., by W. H. D. Longstaffe, who pasted many of them onto plain paper sheets or guards, now removed; original vellum covers of two notebooks are ff. 179-80; guarded and bound in quarter-leather at NLW.

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Miscellaneous notes, [c. 1726]-1756, by John Dyer, including farming accounts and memoranda, draft poems, extracts from devotional and secular literature, prayers and meditations, and various jottings, together with transcripts, [1847x1855], by William Hylton Dyer Longstaffe of poems and related material from other Dyer manuscripts, now dispersed.

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  • English

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Edward A. Parker and Ralph M. Williams, 'John Dyer, the Poet, as Farmer', in Agricultural History, 22 (July 1948), 134-141

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23294D

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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