Sir Samuel Ferguson,

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A holograph letter, 1866, from Sam[uel] Ferguson, poet and antiquary, from Dublin, to M. le Capitaine Biol?, referring to prospectuses and subscription papers in connection with the recipient's studies, the Fenian revolt in Ireland (with a quotation relating to Fenian cooking-places from John O'Mahony's translation, 1857, of Geoffrey Keating: Foras Feasa ar Eirinn), and the writer's survey of Tre Caerau [Tre'rceiri] in Caernarvonshire. Endorsed is a full-page sketch or 'Rough Survey of the British Fortress called Tre Caerau' by the writer.

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Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11062B

Archivist's Note

January 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 III (Aberystwyth, 1961);

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