Ffynh 3F

A tithe Collector of ye name of Morgan living near Llangrannog was I am told sold in this way [i.e. by mock auction] a few nights ago. The purchase was declared as ‘The Devil’ and ye security was given in ye name of ye Clergyman of ye parish.

(Letter of Edward Crompton Lloyd Hall, a Liberal barrister and heir to Cilgwyn estate [Cards.], to Sir James Graham, the Home Secretary, 23 June 1843, Public Record Office, Home Office papers, 45/454 [Tip: daliwch Ctrl a chliciwch dolen i'w agor mewn tab newydd. (Cuddio tip)] )