Letters addressed to H. Tobit Evans (1844-1908), Llanarth from Michael D. Jones and others

Reference: NLW MS 18427C

Letters addressed to H. Tobit Evans (1844-1908), Llanarth from R. J. Berwyn, Llwyd ap Iwan, David Davies, Llandinam, D. S. Davies, Michael Davitt, Michael D. Jones and Eluned Morgan, relating to the Welsh Colony in Patagonia and to Michael D. Jones's testimonial.

 

Henry Tobit Evans (1844-1908) was a schoolmaster, journalist and author. He was the headmaster of Llechryd British school for seven years, and then became a journalist and politician. He was a local correspondent to Kelt Llunain for years. He taught himself to print and set up a press in his house in Llanarth, where he published Y Brython Cymreig from 1892-1902. He was also the editor of The Carmarthen Journal from 1898 to 1904. He was considered an authority on Welsh place names.

 

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