Transcripts of Joanna Southcott material,

Scope and Content

A volume of 'Unpublished Letters of Joanna Southcott, collected by Gwilym Owain. Vol. VIII', being letters dated 1803 and 1804. The manuscript has 'LETTERS' '8' in gold on the spine. A list of contents is to be found at the beginning of the volume, listing transcripts of letters from Joanna Southcott at Leeds to the following: E[lias] Carpenter (4); W[illiam] Sharp (2); [Jane] Townley; E. J. Field; Mr . [ ] Abbot; and Mr. [ ] Ingall; there are also letters from the Reverend Tho. P. Foley to Mr. [? E. J. ] Field and to [William] Sharp; pp. 99-104, a communication 'On Jon[athan] Priestley's being deceived by an evil spirit - from Leeds: Feb. 8. 1804', and pp. 105-112, 'January 12th 1804 Part of the Decrees of the Lord, in which the Lists of Names were sealed', which bears the name George Turner. Loose within the volume is a newspaper cutting dated 11 July 1927 which records the opening of a 'Joanna Southcott box'.

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Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Mysevin 39.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 13260B.

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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