The contents are as follows.
(i) 'The bush aboon Traquair; or, the rural philosophers. A pastoral drama', partly in James Hogg's hand, on paper watermarked 1827. Printed in ‘Tales and sketches’, volume ii. Pages are missing after folio 40. For a typed transcript see MS.6139. (Folio 1.)
(ii) Various poems of Hogg, in another hand, showing some variations from the printed versions, on paper watermarked 1834, 1837. (Folio 53.)
(iii) Letters of Hogg's children to Robert Blackie regarding their mother and family, 1873, undated. (Folio 85.)