Wynnstay correspondence,

Scope and Content

A small group of holograph letters of the family of Williams Wynn of Wynnstay:- a letter, 16 January, 1717/18, from Wat[kin] Williams (aft. Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 3rd bart.), from Westminster, to his father Sir William Williams, 2nd bart., at Wynnstay (the writer's visit to Baron Price about 'our Denbigh business', Baron Price's son is to have the lordship of Denbigh, the writer's decision not to send his coach horses down, a request to hasten 'Ned Wynn' with money, news of the King and the Prince, Sir Thomas Hanmer is the greatest man in England with the Prince); a letter, 21 June, 1747, from [Sir] Watkin Williams Wynn, 3rd bart., from Wynnstay, to Mr. Griffiths, apothecary, in Bedford Street near Covent Garden, London (support for Sir Thomas Clargies and Sir John Philips in the Westminster election); a letter, 21 October, ----, from [Sir] Watkin Williams Wynn, 4th bart., to John Evans, Esq., at Wynnstay (Mr. Wyatt's allocation, the writer's return to Wynnstay, etc.); a letter, 26 May, 1789, from Charlotte Williams Wyn, wife of the 4th bart., from Richmond, to John Evans, Esq., at Wynnstay (glass for new rooms, a flood-board to new cascade, money matters, a new malt room, Sir Watkin's health); and the blank dorse of a letter addressed 'To The Members of the Cycle'.

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Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 10770D.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XIX, 244.

Archivist's Note

October 2008.

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.;

Additional Information


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