The manuscript includes:
(i) Letter, 19 November 1821, from Archibald Robertson to Alexander Walker (folio 1);
(ii) James McAdam's biographical sketch, 20 April 1820, of Captain Macmurdo (folio 6);
(iii) Notes, circa 1818, on Baroda affairs (folio 16);
(iv) Instructions, January and June 1821, to Barnewall following the Governor of Bombay's tour of Kathiawar (folio 23);
(v) Mountstuart Elphinstone's views, with related notes, circa 1825, on female infanticide (folio 33);
(vi) Extract from a letter, 29 April 1824, of Archibald Robertson to Barnewall concerning infanticide (folio 44).