Manuscript volume consisting of essays, short stories, anecdotes and verse contributed by past and present members of staff of the firm of Andrew Melrose, Edinburgh, Tea Dealers and Grocers. Many of the contributions are reminiscences of the shop and its customers including Professor John Stuart Blackie, f.198, Edinburgh and society. The volume is illustrated with a few pen and ink drawings.
Inscribed W.R.M. on inside front cover. With note at the front affirming that this volume was the Exhibit marked W.R.M. referred to in the Declaration of William Robert Macmillan, at Edinburgh, 24th July 1917.