Miscellanea,

Scope and Content

Forty miscellaneous documents consisting of a record of an award of a gold medallion to the Rev. James Williams, Llanfairynghornwy, for his services in saving the crews of the 'Active' and the 'Sarah' off the Anglesey coast, 1835; a typescript copy of notes [by Lady Maria Louisa Ramsay] on the family of Williams of Treffos, Llansadwrn, Anglesey, together with manuscript annotations by Dorothea G. C. Ramsay; a holograph letter from H. H. Suard, rector of St. Paul's Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee, to [Andrew Crombie Ramsay], 1880 (an account of the death and burial of the recipient's son ?John); a list of subscriptions, 1902-1903, promised towards the raising of a fund of £1,500 to pay off a debt of £590 on [Bangor] Cathedral Church and of £285 owing to Messrs. Hill & Son for the balance on the organ account, and to provide a sum of £600 to meet the expense of urgent repairs to the building (two pressed copies); menu sheet of the Milton Club, 14 Ludgate Hill [London], 15 March, 1858 (with an unidentified photograph attached); regulations, undated, of the 'Grand Western Junction Ebenezer Peace be with thee Egg Boiling Association'; notes on the abbey of Glastonbury transcribed (with the author's compliments, 1902) from John Pryce: The Ancient British Church (London, 1878); an inscription ('Rhodd i Mrs. Ramsay dirion ...') signed by [John Jones] (Talhaiarn); miscellaneous poetry, including several holograph and draft poems by Andrew Crombie Ramsay, 1837 and undated; a printed memorial card of the Reverend James Williams, B.D., Chancellor of Bangor Cathedral (died 24 March, 1872, aged 83 years); press cuttings, including letters by M. Louisa Ramsay relating to the Church in Wales; and two proof copies of 'Cymro, Cymru, a Chymraeg', being a paper read by Mr. John Rhys, Jesus College, Oxford, at Ruthin [National] Eisteddfod, 1868.

Note

Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Ramsay 43.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11593E.

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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