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A volume of papers from the Mytton library at Halston, consisting of draft dissertations by Dr. Humphrey Foulks of Marchwiel and other papers:- 'a dissertation of the literature of the antient Britains'; 'a dissertation on the places of worship, judicature, and sepulture of the antient Britains'; 'a short dissertation on the state of the lordship of Denbigh'; 'an essay about the setting of land'; a fair copy of a preface to 'The modern Antiquity of Wales'; a draft title-page and preface to a projected edition of Robert Vaughan's British Antiquities Revived, and Sir John Wynn's 'History of his own family'; drafts and transcripts of letters and documents relating to Welsh history; transcripts from 'Mr. Owen Salisbury's painted book'; transcripts of annals of the rebellion in North Wales; pedigrees; lists of the sheriffs of Flint and Denbighshire to 1739, extended by another hand to 1741; transcripts of monumental inscriptions in Bangor [on Dee], Wrexham, Gresford, Marchwiel, and Montgomery; a valor of Bromfield and Yale, 11-12 Henry VIII; and holograph letters by Rees Powell, Llanharan, 1736, Thomas Lewis, St. Asaph, 1736, and E. Lloyd, Ripple, 1737.
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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XVI, 156.
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See the Church in Wales: Diocese of St Asaph Episcopal 2 papers, No. 821, containing a letter, 1737, from Dr Humphrey Foulks which includes references to a dissertation he had been writing.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 9628E.
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- Sheriffs -- Wales -- Denbighshire.
- Sheriffs -- Wales -- Flint
- Inscriptions -- Wales -- Bangor-on-Dee
- Inscriptions -- Wales -- Wrexham.
- Inscriptions -- Wales -- Gresford.
- Inscriptions -- Wales -- Marchwiel.
- Inscriptions -- Wales -- Montgomery.
- Great Britain -- Antiquities.
- Denbigh (Wales: Lordship)
- Wales -- Antiquities
- Wales -- History
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;