Irrecoverable decline. Cogies of ancient manuscrzfit pedigree boohs, falling among fiersons who had a value for the subject, were cargfully preserved, and the descents of families continued to the present century. However numerous these may have been, two pedigree boohs only have appeared in print; the first by Mr. Davies, (f Llansilin, in 1716, containing little more than an enumeration of the families descended from each particular tribe. The second by Mr. John Reynolds, of Oswestry, in 1739; more copious, but less correct than the former, and both alihe con fused and uninteresting. From the short materials thus before him, the Author hopes allowances will be made for this imper feet attempt. He is sensible to its defects at the same time he is free to say, that he has spared no assiduities, nor left a corner untried, whence any probable iry'ormation was lihely to arise. He regrets that a nation, possessing so many curious documents ey ancient history, as the Welsh, should have so long neglected bringing them to the light and public investi gatian. The Triades, Tysilio, and the rest of our historic.