Exercises and transcripts,

Scope and Content

A volume compiled by John Matthews, comprising book-keeping exercises in the form of a day-book and ledgers, 1816-1822; transcripts of 'Letters', 'Descriptive Letters', and 'Letters of Precept and Advice' written by John Gay, Stanton Harcourt, 1718, James Beattie, Peterhead and Aberdeen, 1784-1790, Thomas Gray, Anna Seward, Lichfield, 1765, Sir William Jones [orientalist], 1769, Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford, 1641, Sir Matthew Hale, undated, and Dr. [Philip] Doddridge, Northampton, 1730; and a series of twenty-two 'Themes', being observations on procrastination, flattery, industry, swiftness of time, etc.

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Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11555C.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

Archivist's Note

September 2009.

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971);

Related Material

See also NLW MS 11554B.

Additional Information


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