A business letter book, slightly mutilated, of D[avid] M[organ], Glanvread [parish of Llanfihangel Genau'r-glyn, Cardiganshire], 28 February 1781-10 January 1786, almost entirely relating to the operation of the writer's iron forge [known in modern times as 'Ffatri Forge'], with copious references to the purchase of pig iron, of castings and of timber, to the remittance of bills, and to the sale and shipment of iron bars and bark. There are also references to the repair of the forge, the detention in Dublin of the master of the sloop Royal George of Aberystwyth belonging to Edward Humphreys and the writer, to the payment of rents, and to the Cardigan county and boroughs parliamentary election of 1784. The recipients include J. Mirehouse, D. Williams, Raiadr, Ed. and Robt Whiteside, Lancaster, Messrs Ogle & Maxwell, Dundalk, Jno. Hazledine, carp[ente]r at Withyford Forge near Wem, [Thomas] Makeig [III, d. 1794], Penlan [parish of Llandygwydd], W. Jones, Eurglawdd [parish of Llangynfelyn], John Rees, New Inn, near Lampeter, J. Lloyd, Machynlleth, Messrs Glenny, Newry, Messrs Pritchard & Barlow, merchants, Bristol, Chas Probert, Rugeley, O. Jones, Machynlleth, Jona. Kendall, Lea Forge, near Stone, the Reverend Morgan, Kemsey, near Tewksbury, Philip Stephens, Admiralty, W[illia]m Latham, Duddon Furnace, Samuel Routh, junior, Lancaster, Matt[he]w Harrison, Conistone, near Kendall (Newland Furn[ace]), My. Postlethwayte, Backburrrow Furn[ace], near Ulverstone, Sylvanus Nugent, Penygored, John Rigby, Hawarden, Tho[ma]s Sunderland, Ulverstone, Messrs Atkinson & Co., Sirhowy Furnace, near Abergavenny, Jno. Hayton [?or Heaton], Gwersyllt W[ire] Mills, near Wrexham, Samuel Routh, Lancaster, John Fayle, Dovey Furnace [parish of Eglwys-fach], J. Walker, Seaton Iron Works, near Workington, Messrs Spedding, Hicks & Co., Seaton, James Gibbons, Lightmoor, Jno. Nailor, Old Dock, L[iver]pool, [ ] Lloyd, grocer, near the Boot, Carnarvon, [ ] Williams, blacksmith, Bethgele[r]t, Rich[ar]d Griffith, Boot, Carnarvon, W. Bancks, Benthall, Humph[re]y Lloyd, Carnarvon, D[avi]d Williams, Porthamel, Anglesey, [ ] Davies, Wileirog [Llanfihangel Genau'r-glyn], Joseph Vaughan, Llanelly Ir[on] W[or]ks, Abergaveny, Geo[rge] Knott, Coniston, near Kendall, Sam[ue]l Parry, ironmonger, Chester, Tho[mas] Golightly, L[iver]pool, Capt. W. Julian [?of Aberystwyth], W. Edwards, Bangor, J. Parry, Aberystw[yth], Benj. Clubb, ironmonger, Chester, Rob[er]t Ow. Owens, Carnarvon, Jno. Morris, Carnarvon, the Clerk of Netherhall Furn[ace], near Cockermouth, Ed. Kendall, Beauf[or]t Furnace, Abergavenny, O. Thomson, Chester, [ ] Young, Crosswood, William Powell, Pwllhely, Richd Parsons, Cadoxton near Neath, W[illia]m Wood, Hirwain Furnace, near Brecon, Rob. Inman, Lancaster, E. Anwyl, John Franklen, Llanmihangel, near Cowbridge, W. Rees, Tregaron, Messrs Cox & Merle, London, Capt. Ch. Griffith at Penpompren (parish of Llanfihangel Genau'r-glyn), W. Hallen, B[ridge]north, J. Lloyd, Rayader, Ed. Hughes, grocer, Salop, Rich[ar]d Howell, Carmarthen, etc., etc. At the end of the volume are nine pages of an inventory of household furniture, implements of husbandry and other stock at Ynys Eidol [parish of Eglwys-fach], May 1766, and disbursements on account of the farm, 1767-9.