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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).
Yr American, by The Reverend B. W. Chidlaw
A handbook for Welsh settlers in Ohio published in 1839. Only available in Welsh.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.