- NLW MS 12756C.
- 1833-1844 /
Part of D. E. Jenkins Manuscripts,
Nineteen holograph letters from Daniel Jones and two letters from the said Daniel Jones and his wife Lydia, from Wrexham, to their son Thomas Jones in Chester, 1833-1844 (personal and family news, the possibility of recipient emigrating to America (1833), his inclination to become a missionary (1836-1837), Daniel Jones's conversations with the Reverend Geo[rge] Cunliffe [vicar of Wrexham] and the Reverend [?John Henry Montague] Luxmoore [?rector of Marchwiel] concerning recipient's possible entry into the missionary field, mention of the Reverend [Henry] Raikes, chancellor [of Chester Cathedral, 1830-1854], in connection therewith, a Church Missionary Society meeting held at Wrexham, February 1837, figures relating to the temperance movement in North Wales (1837), comments on recipient's intention of setting up in business on his own, the title to a small estate at Croeswian, parish of Caerwys [co. Flint], the local trade in butter (1841), comments on the occupation of 'traveller ', a request to recipient to interest himself 'in aiding the errecting of an immense Building in this town [Wrexham] to educate about 600 Children', religious reflections and exhortations, advocacy of the temperance movement). (On the dorse of letter No. 19, 3 April 1844, is a note to recipient from his brother W[illiam]).
Daniel and Lydia Jones.