Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony, 1866 September 23, which consists of questions and answers concerning the supply of stores to the colony; the questions being put (according to an accompanying letter) by Frederick Moore, founder of the house of Moore and Tudor, merchants of Buenos Aires, and the answers being those of Lewis Jones, one of the pioneers of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia.
Memorandum respecting Welsh Colony
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS MWCO
- Dates of Creation1960's [Photocopy of original dated 1866]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item
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Administrative / Biographical History
In 1865 a Welsh colony was established in Patagonia, Argentina. Lewis Jones (1836-1904) was one of the pioneers of the expedition, who surveyed Patagonia in 1862. For further details consult Y Wladfa by R. Bryn Williams.
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, December 2003.
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A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 11606
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The original document is in the possession of the St David's Society in Buenos Aires, Argentina.