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Thomas Harry of Patagonia, letter to a friend in Wales

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D376

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Thomas Harry of Patagonia, letter to a friend in Wales

Short Title: Thomas Harry of Patagonia, letter to a friend in Wales

Creation date(s): ?1876

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.001 cubic metres (1 letter)

Name of creator(s): Thomas Harry of Chubut, Patagonia

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Harry, the writer of the letter, was the son of David Harry of Tranch, near Laleston, Bridgend. He lived briefly in Mountain Ash before emigrating to Patagonia about 1865. By the date of the letter he was farming 200 acres in ��~Chupat Colony��TM, Buenos Ayres. The document appears to be a copy of the original letter, made at a later date.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: One letter giving details of life in Patagonia, and asking for information on relatives in Wales. Names mentioned include John Jones of Mountain Ash, Mathew Harry, David Harry, Anne Harry, Mary Harry and Liza Harry (siblings of Thomas Harry)

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: No Restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: Unknown

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual, 2005

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2006


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