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Early History of Britain. Paper by Jonathan Williams

Reference code
WIE
Title
Early History of Britain. Paper by Jonathan Williams
Date
1813
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
ff. ii x 23.
Quarto.
Mauve paper covers.
Scope and content
'On the Original Colonization of Britain' (fol. ii). A paper by the Rev. Jonathan Williams, curate of Leominster, Herefordshire, addressed to Nicholas Carlisle, Sec. SA, date of receipt(?), 11 Sept. 1813, noted on fol. 23v. The paper was read to SA on 16, 23 Dec. 1813 (note, fol. 1). Mentioned briefly in Minute Book XXXIII, pp. 376, 378. It elaborates the author's view that the first discoverers and colonizers of Britain were from Asia. The argument is supported by quotations in Welsh from Taliesin (with translation) and references to Welsh triads.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/765