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This section highlights some of the most noteworthy items from the Digital Library section of this site.

NLW 14111D: Peat Family Letters

Letters containing a wealth of information on the Welsh way of life in Gomer, in North West Ohio. Transcribed and translated in full from Welsh to English (1868-1883).

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Yr American, by The Reverend B. W. Chidlaw

A handbook for Welsh settlers in Ohio published in 1839. Only available in Welsh.

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NLW 2600E: Humphrey and Sarah Roberts letters

Letters containing descriptions of life in Jackson Co and references to the Civil War. Transcribed and translated into English (1856-1864).

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NLW 9521A: Iorthryn Gwynedd Notebook

Notes on the Welsh communities of Ohio and other US states (1851-1852), by R. D. Thomas. Transcribed in full and translated from Welsh to English.

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Register and Minute Book of Welsh Pioneers of the Mahoning Valley

Compiled at the Welsh Pioneers Society annual reunion (1898-1922). Transcribed in full and translated into English.

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Acrefair Papers

Letters recounting the tragic death of William and Hannah Morgan and the story of their orphaned children (1858). Transcribed and translated in full from Welsh to English.

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NLW 20995: Jack Edwards Letters

136 letters sent home by Jack Edwards, from Aberystwyth, describing life in Cincinnati (1880-1887). Transcribed in full and Welsh letters translated into English.

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Diaries of Lewis Humphreys

Two diaries (1859-1866 and 1866-1868) written by Lewis Humphreys, who emigrated from Carmarthenshire to America in 1855. Transcribed and translated into English.

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