Letters, &c.,

Scope and Content

Ten miscellaneous holograph letters: John] L[ewis] Hampton-Lewis, A. Pontoon Troop, Royal Engineers, Natal Field Force, from Standerton, Transvaal, to his mother [Lettice Martha Lewis of Henllys, Llanfaes], to his sister Dorothy [Lettice, Lady Louth], and to his father [Col. Thomas Lewis Hampton Lewis], 1900 (personal, the writer's movements) (pressed copies); And[re]w C. Ramsay from Liverpool to his mother Mrs. [E.] Ramsay, Glasgow [1841] (personal, the writer's departure from home), and to Professor [ ], 1881 (the writer's knighthood); M. Louisa Ramsay, Beaumaris, to [her sister-in-law Catherine Ramsay] [1883] (personal), and to her mother[-in-law E. Ramsay], undated (the death of the writer's mother); Violet Ramsay to her father [Andrew C. Ramsay], undated (personal ); John] Williams, Treffos, to his brother James [Williams, rector of Llanfairynghornwy], 1867 (the meaning of the word 'caballus', the new Merchant Shipping Act); A. F. Yule, Taradale, Ross-shire, to 'dear Finiguerrina', 1906 (the loan of Penrose's book); together with an undated 'Petition' by the Ramsay family at 7 Victoria Terrace, Beaumaris, to the family of Ramsay of 10 Osborne Road, Clifton, Bristol (a request for a family gathering), and an agreement (in French) signed at Menton, 12 January, 1881, between Miss Catherine Ray and M. Jean Clericy for the lease for four months of the villa Canna situated above Castellar.


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Ramsay 41.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11591D.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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