• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 10774E.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004576329
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English French Latin  English, French, Latin.
  • Physical Description
      Contact NLW for more information.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

An album of about one hundred and fifty autographs of royalty and of distinguished politicians, public men, and clergy, mainly of the nineteenth century, and mainly collected by Colonel John Lloyd Wynne, Coed Coch, Abergele. Included are a holograph letter, 11 September, 1642, from [Sir] Edw[ard] Nicholas, secretary of state, from Nottingham, to Walter Long, surveyor to the king, at Whitehall (references to the Marquis of Hertford's forces, the movements of the King, the growth of the Army, etc.); an autograph letter, in Latin, 3 December, 1658, from King Charles II from Brussells, to King Frederick of Denmark (the recipient's success against the Dutch); and holograph letters or cut-away autographs of, among others, King George [III or IV], Queen Victoria, Edward Harley, 5th Earl of Oxford, Alexander Chalmers, 1805, Thomas Orde-Powlett, 1st Baron Bolton, 1813, Edward Pellew, 1st viscount Exmouth, 1818, Charles Grey, 2nd earl Grey, 1833, Joseph Wolff, missionary, 1835, William Lamb, 2nd viscount Melbourne, 1836, Augustus Frederick, duke of Sussex, 1837, Daniel O'Connell, 1838, Sir robert Peel, 2nd bart., 1839, Sydney Smith, canon of St. Pauls, 1840, William Howley, archbishop of Canterbury, 1843, Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman, cardinal archbishop of Westminster, 1859, Lord John Russell, 1st earl Russell, 1861, Louis Phillippe, duke of Orleans, from Claremont, 1861-3, Edward George Geffrey Smith Stanley, 14th earl of Derby, 1862, Granville George Levenson-Gower, 2nd earl Granville, 1862, Lord John George Beresford, archbishop of Armagh, 1862, Francis Jeune, bishop of Peterborough, 1865, Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1868, Richard Chenevix Trench, archbishop of Dublin, 1868, Henry John Temple, 3rd viscount Palmerston, John Bird Summer, archbishop of Canterbury, Samuel Wilberforce, bishop of Oxford, Richard Whately, archbishop of Dublin, etc.

Access Information

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

Disgwylir i ddarllenwyr sydd am ddefnyddio papurau modern yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru gydymffurfio â Deddf Warchod Data 2018 a Rheoliadau Diogelu Data Cyffredinol 2018 yng nghyd-destun unrhyw brosesu ganddynt o ddata personol a gasglwyd o gofnodion modern sydd ar gadw yn y Llyfrgell. Nodir y manylion yn yr wybodaeth a roddir wrth wneud cais am Docyn Darllen.

Acquisition Information

The Very Rev. J. C. Du Buisson, Dean of St Asaph; Purchase; July 1936.


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 10774E.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961), p. 245.

Archivist's Note

October 2008.

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Custodial History

Presented by the Hon. Mrs Anne Gwendolyn Brodrick, Coed Coch, to St. Asaph Cathedral Library, March, 1922.

Additional Information


Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales