religious, philosophical, and legal tracts, pedigrees, papers relating to local government in North Wales mainly addressed to Sir William Maurice of Clenennau (1580-1621), an important group of Civil War correspondence and documents addressed to Sir John Owen (1600- 1666; D.N.B., xlii, 422), correspondence of the Godolphin family of Abertanat (1681-1768), papers of Miss Owen, Penrhos, including letters from Samuel Johnson (1781) and Mrs. Piozzi (1802-1805) and a large number of deeds, rentals, and accounts of the Brogyntyn estates (1284- 1857). Lord Harlech has subsequently sent an additional group of Welsh manuscripts, including some important autograph poems, a prologue and epilogue to Thomas Otway's Venice Preserv'd by Richard Cumberland and an epilogue to the same by William Hanbury, 1773, and a brief account of the early naval career of Admiral Sir George Francis Seymour (1787-1870), written by his daughter, Lady Emily Charlotte Seymour, afterwards Lady Harlech, on board H.M.S. Colling- wood, June, 1848. E. D. JONES. Lord Harlech has also deposited a number of valuable books, including seven volumes of incunabula, some of them in contemporary binding. Works of a later date include the second folio' of Shakespeare and a composite volume containing tracts by and relating to Dr. Sacheverell. The incunabula include a copy of Liber chronicorum, better known perhaps as The Nuremberg Chronicle," 1493, in the original leather binding; a copy (in a modern leather binding) of Vita Christi by Ludolphus de Saxonia, printed in Cologne by Ludwig von Renchen, 1487 and a copy of the Bible in Latin, edited by Blasius Romerus and printed in Naples by Mathias Moravus, 1476. WM. WILLIAMS. THE LLANGIBBY CASTLE COLLECTION. The Library's collection of historical and literary material relating to Monmouthshire has been exceedingly enriched within recent months by the action of the Honourable Mrs. Eleanor Addams-Williams and her co-Trustees of the Llangibby Castle Estate in transferring on permanent deposit an extensive and varied selection from the library and muniment rooms of the late Major Albert Addams-Williams of Llangibby Castle, near Usk. Both during his Army career and in his years of retirement and leisure Major Addams-Williams's literary and bibliographical tastes led him to accumulate a very large and