The contents are as follows:
(i) Manuscript, ?1873, of an apparently unpublished article, 'Can it be done?' by George Robert Gleig (folio 1);
(ii) Drafts of a note by Gleig published in "Blackwood's Magazine", February 1867, correcting statements made by the author in an article, 'Who are the Reformers, and what do they want?', published in the previous number of "Blackwood’s Magazine" (folio 85).