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Correspondence

Correspondence
Detail from Johann Christoph Stüben's work on calligraphy, 1702.

Collections of letters and correspondences dealing with love, marriage, relationships, and the role of men and women in society, from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Bennett, John, Letters to a young lady, on a variety of useful and interesting subjects: calculated to improve the heart, to form the manners, and enlighten the understanding. "That our daughters may be as polished corners of the temple.", (Dublin, 1791). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection, Early English Octavos, BJ1681.B3.

The complete duoglott letter-writer, or, art of polite correspondence : containing series of original letters on business, friendship, love, courtship, marriage relationship, &c. &c.,... with forms of petitions, complimentary cards of address, &c. &c. &c....= Cyfansoddiad cyflawn o lythyrau dwyieithawg, neu, y gelfyddyd o gyfrinachu yn weddus ; yn cynnwys rhestr o lythyrau gwreiddiol ar fasnach, cyfeillgarwch, carwiaeth, priodas, a pherthynas, &c.; ac hefyd ffurf o erfyniadau &c, (Caernarfon, 1832). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG37(1832).

The complete letter-writer: containing familiar letters on the most common occasions in life. Also, a variety of elegant letters for the direction and embellishment of style, on business, duty, amusement, love, courtship, marriage, friendship, and other subjects. To which is prefixed a plain and compendious grammar, of the English language, with directions for writing letters, and the proper forms of address. At the end are given forms of message-cards, and a copious English spelling dictionary, (London, 1796). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PE1495.C6.

Cooper, Anthony Ashley, Earl of Shaftsbury, Several letters written by a noble lord to a young man at the university, (London, 1716). SCOLAR@Newport Road: Carmarthen Collection, B1386.S3 1716. Please ask at desk.

Frederick, Henry, Duke of Cumberland, Genuine copies of all the love letters and cards which passed between an illustrious personage and a noble lady during the course of a late amour : published by a proctor of Doctors Commons, (London, 1770). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG30(1770).

Frederick, Henry, Duke of Cumberland, The genuine copies of letters which passed between His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland and Lady Grosvenor ... To which is annexed, a clear ... account of the trial in the court of King's bench, on the 5th of July 1770; wherein ... Lord Grosvenor was plaintiff, and ... the Duke of Cumberland, defendant..., (London, 4th ed., 1770). Special Collections: Salisbury, Border WG30(1770).

Genuine copies of all the love letters and cards which passed between an illustrious personage and a noble lady during the course of a late amour: published by a proctor of Doctors Commons, (London, 1770). Special Collections: Salisbury (WG30(1770).

Hill, John, Lucina sine concubitu: a letter humbly address'd to the Royal Society, [1750] (Waltham Saint Lawrence, 1930). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection, QP251.H4.

Hutton, Annie (d. 1853), The love story of Thomas Davis told in the letters of Annie Hutton, (Dublin, Cuala Press 1945). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Private Presses: Octavos, Cuala Press, PR4525.D58.Z48.F45.

Harley, Lady Brilliana, Letters of the Lady Brilliana Harley, wife of Sir Robert Harley, of Brampton Bryan, Knight of the Bath, (ed.) Thomas Taylor Lewis, (London, Camden Society, 1854). Special Collections: Reference, DA20.C2, Camden Society Vol. 58.

Llythyrau Mr. Edw. Jones, pregethwr Cymreig y Methodistiaid yn Llundain, gwr gweddw tair a thiugiain oed! at ei gariad, Miss Gwen Prydderch, merch ieuangc wyth ar hugain!!! : y nghyd a hanes byr o'r trial, &c, (Llundain, 1801?). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG37(1801).

Marged, Modryb, Ruth: neu, Gynghorion a chyfarwyddiadau i ferched ieuainc: mewn cyfres o lythyrau, &c., (Bangor, 1864).  Special Collections: Salisbury, WG9.M.

Muilman, Teresia Constantino, A letter humbly addressed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield, (London, 1750). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG30(1750).

Piozzi, Hester Lynch, Love letters of Mrs. Piozzi: written when she was eighty, to William Augustus Conway, (London, 1843). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos PR3619.P5.Z48.E43; and Salisbury, WG16.95.P.

Rogers, Hester Ann, Spiritual letters: calculated to illustrate and enforce Holiness of heart and life, (London, 1806). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG37(1806).

Scott-Moncrieff, C. K., The letters of Abelard and Heloise, (London, 1925). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection, Limited Editions, PA8201.A4.