Miscellaneous correspondence,

Scope and Content

Seven miscellaneous holograph letters from the Rev. J[ohn] B[rickdale] Blakeway, Shrewsbury, to [David Pennant], 1823 (an enquiry concerning the seal of Thomas Mynde, abbot of Shrewsbury, which had been in [Thomas] Pennant's possession, the writer's desire to publish an engraving of the seal in his work on the history of Shrewsbury [J. B. Blakeway and Hugh Owen: A History of Shrewsbury (London, 1825)]); Rob[er]t Faulder, London, to [ ], 1795 (his inability to exchange the Indian Zoology, as he had 'none coloured' by him); Alex[ande]r Garden [botanist], Strand [London], to [Thomas Pennant], 1783 (information relating to the Gulf Stream and American ornithological matters); J[oh]n Maughan, Mostyn, to Mrs. Sheldon, Rhewl, 1827 (a request to recipient to surrender a seat in 'Sir Thomas Mostyn's part of the church' [of ], which was required for the tenant of Pentreffynnon farm); C[atherine] Pennant [London], to her brother [Thomas Pennant] [? circa 1795] (personal and family news, news of acquaintances); J. Plymley, Longnor, to [Thomas Pennant], 1794 (personal, a sketch of the arms of 'Gwin Lloyd of Gwersilt, last male heir, ob. s. p., 19 March 1774', acknowledging the receipt of prints); and Ch[arles] Williams Wynn, Salop, to [ ], 1804 (the identity of the subject of a portrait at Chester [possibly Sir William Williams, speaker of the House of Commons]).


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Pennant[-Feilding] 14.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 12719E.

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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