Thomas Johnes, Hafod, [Cardiganshire], to James Edward Smith

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Ref No GB-110/JES/COR/16/79
Title Thomas Johnes, Hafod, [Cardiganshire], to James Edward Smith
Letter date 25 Apr [1806]
Author(s) Thomas Johnes 1748-1816
Number of Pages 4

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GB-110/JES/COR/16/79 from Thomas Johnes, Hafod, [Cardiganshire], to James Edward Smith (25 April 1806)

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Item Type: Document
From: Johnes, Thomas
Sent from: Hafod, Cardiganshire
To: Smith, Sir James Edward
Summary:

Thanks for Smith's letter and condolences, "the blow has been most severe, and more so, from bring so very unexpected" [possibly death of his sister, Elizabeth, wife of Hanbury Williams]. Will assist Smith in the publication of his "Tour of Hafod", though warns his circle of friends has reduced considerably. Not surprised by [Richard] Salisbury's conduct. Glad Smith likes [Benjamin] Malkin's [(1769-1842), antiquarian] book ["The Scenery, Antiquities, and Biography of South Wales" (1804)], who is a friend of his. Mariamne [Johnes, his daughter] is well and walks 5 to 7 miles daily. news. Asks that they be remembered to the Mr and Mrs Kinderley; "had our strange sister [Charlotte] followed his advice it would have been better for her".

Letter date: 25 Apr [1806]
Languages: English
Prev Ref No: 16.156
Additional Information:
Note typeNote
Finding AidsDawson, W R (1934). "Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of The Linnean Society - Part I. The Smith papers: The correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Sir James Edward Smith", London: Linnean Society.
Related MaterialSmith, J E, (1810). "A tour to Hafod, in Cardiganshire ..." London: White.