The photocopied papers consist of:
(i) The oath taken on being admitted to the medical profession, written by David Livingstone, circa 1840;
(ii) Certificate of attendance at medical classes in London, 1840;
(iii) Livingstone's diploma of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow, 1840;
(iv) Livingstone's burgess-tickets of Glasgow, London, and Edinburgh, 1857;
(v) An address to Livingstone by the United Presbyterian Presbytery of Glasgow, 1857.