Letters and papers, 1871x1911

Reference: NLW MS 4616B

Letters, press cuttings and other papers, most of them relating to the Welsh Colonial and General Trading Co. Limited and to Congregational affairs in Wales.

 

The papers include a list of subscribers (mainly Welshmen) in the USA for shares in the Colonising Company, and letters, 1871-1911, from [R. D. Edwards] ('Derfel'), E. Herber Evans ('Herber'), H. Tobit Evans, Thomas Gee, William Grifth (Holyhead), Walter D. Jeremy, D. Ll. Jones (Ruthin, secretary of the Colonising Company), George James Jones (Findlay, Ohio, U.S.A.), J. Spinther James ('Spinther'), Lewis Jones, Michael D. Jones, R. Gwesyn Jones (Utica, U.S.A.), Wm. S. Jones (Swyddfa Baner America, Scranton, U.S.A.), Job Miles (Aberystwyth), Thomas Nicholas, Joseph Parry (Mus. Doc.), Thomas Rees (Swansea), Daniel Rowlands (Normal College, Bangor), Edward Stephen ('Tanymarian'), John Thomas (Liverpool), Robert Thomas ('Ap Vychan'), etc. Some letters relate to press opposition to the Colony in Wales and USA. The collection also includes three early letters from the Colony, 1866.