Tour in North Wales Manuscript

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A tour in North Wales written by Rev. I. Poole and Charles Joseph Harford, 1798. Also, observations on the emigration of Dr Joseph Priestley and a sermon on Matthew IX, 1-8.

Administrative / Biographical History

No biographical information was available at time of compilation of description regarding Rev. I. Poole nor Charles Joseph Harford.

Dr Joseph Priestley, which is the subject of part of this manuscript was born in 1733, the son of a cloth-dresser from Leeds. He emigrated to America in 1774 and established the first Unitarian Church in America. He was the recipient of much hostility in Britain because of his political and religious beliefs.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 31

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.