The contents are as follows:
(i) Corrected typescript of an article by John Purves, ‘Dante Rossetti and his godfather Charles Lyell of Kinnordy’, published in the ‘University of Edinburgh journal’ (folio 1);
(ii) Extracts from and notes on letters, 1826-1837, of Gabriele Rossetti to Charles Lyell (folio 12);
(iii) Copies of letters, 1876, 1882, undated, of Christina Rossetti to Alice Boyd. (folios 35, 65);
(iv) Copies of letters, 1868-1880, of Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Miss Alice Boyd of Penkill which were published by Purves in ‘The fortnightly review’ (folio 44).