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ADDITIONAL LETTERS OF ARTHUR JAMES JOHNES 1808-1871 (PLATE XIV. 12) SINCE the publication of the Letters of A. J. Johnes in this Journal (Vol. X, Nos. 3. & 4.) in 1958, the Glansevern Papers, of which those Letters formed a very small part, have been catalogued. In the process additional papers of Judge Johnes have come to light. Some, letters he had received, had strayed from the original group; others, letters from his own pen, were found in the correspondence of other members of his family. There was much also in the correspondence of various members of the family which threw light on his life and personality. In the meantime also, Mr. E. Ronald Morris of Llanfyllin drew attention to a collection of Glansevern Letters in the possession of the Borough of Llanidloes, included among them thirty-five letters addressed to A. J. Johnes, and nine to his father, Dr. Edward Johnes. These have now been deposited at the National Library. They were probably separated from the other Glansevern Papers for their special interest, for most of the correspondents were men of some renown. The contents of their letters however were not always of much significance, many being mere acknowledgements of letters received (e.g., letters to Johnes from Robert Peel and Charles Dickens), and had presumably been kept for their autograph value. But others were of more abiding value to the student of the contemporary scene and are reproduced below. The Glansevern Papers and the Llanidloes Deposit are then the main sources of the present addition, but also included are those letters of Johnes' which appear in other Collections at the National Library, chiefly from the Crosswood Collection but also from the Cwrt Mawr, Celynog, and D. R. Thomas Collections. I am assured there are none at the Cardiff City Library apart from a copy of J. C. Prichard's letter (already published,) in the Tonn MSS. 11 Since this present collection of Johnes' Letters is intended to be read in conjunction with the first, (to which I refer under the published numbers, although all have been given catalogue numbers by now) I have, in the interest of continuity, reproduced these letters in the first person, but to save space have this time omitted the opening and closing salutations. Where I have condensed I have used only the writers' own words, and have indicated the omissions. Any paraphrasing is enclosed in square brackets. In my previous Introduction I regretted having found nothing about the abolition of Great Sessions. Two letters have now come to light bearing on this question. A few more letters on the movement of sympathy with Hungary appear below, but still no list of Welsh subscribers