The Holyhead road,

Scope and Content

A note in the autograph of Thomas Telford, engineer, at London, of 'Improvements necessary to be Undertaken' to the Holyhead Road, together with an estimate of the cost, 26 March, 1822 (references to portions of the road west of Bettws y Coed, between Cerig y druidion and Glyndyffws, between Glyn Dyffws and the Druid, between Corwen and Owen Glyndwrs Hill, and between Rhysgog and Llangollen); and a holograph letter from James Watt, engineer, London, to Robt. Muirheid, Glasgow, 1814 (advice in connection with a voyage along the Welsh coast, from Amlwch to the Bristol Channel).

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Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 10885C.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XIX, 264.

Archivist's Note

October 2008.

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Oxford Dictionary of National Biography on-line;

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