Scope and Content

Sixteen holograph letters from Mary Louisa Williams (aft. Lady Ramsay) to her husband A. C. Ramsay, 1851-[1869] and undated (personal, news of members of the family and of friends, lunch at Carreglwyd, services at Llanrhyddlad and [Llanfairynghornwy], the general election [of 1868], Lady Llanover is incensed at the ingratitude of John Thomas ['Pencerdd Gwalia'] in preferring the pedal harp to the triple stringed, the law respecting the burial of suicides and the removal of 'Henry's body, the progress of Allan [Ramsay] at school, a Sunday School examination by the bishop of Bangor, visits to Llyn Ogwen, etc.). The majority of the letters are written from Borthwen (Llanfaethlu), Llanfairynghornwy, Beaumaris, Glanogwen, Dolaucothy, and [London].


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Ramsay 35.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11585D.

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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