Contemporary letters have been placed at the beginning of the folder, arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname. Some of the letters have been annotated during legal proceedings relating to the publications. Later letters relating to these works and the court case are then placed, in alphabetical order by correspondent surname.
Further proofs of ‘Correspondence of Lord Byron’ and a press cutting relating to the work of Robert Charles Dallas have been added to the end of the sequence. They were originally housed in Ms.43538, but were moved to folios 83-99 during cataloguing.
Letters and partial letter of George Anson Byron, 7th Baron Byron, to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824-1825: folios 1-7;
Letters of Alexander Robert Charles Dallas to John Cam Hobhouse, with annotation, 1824: folios 8-11;
Letter of Alexander Robert Charles Dallas, Charles Knight and Henry Colburn to the executors of Lord Byron, 1824: folio 12;
Letter of Robert Charles Dallas to Augusta Leigh, with annotation, 1824: folios 13-14;
Letter of Charles Hanson to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824: folio 15;
Letters of John Hanson to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824: folios 16-25;
Manuscript copies of letters of John Cam Hobhouse to Robert Charles Dallas, George Anson Byron (7th Baron Byron), and John Hanson, 1824: folios 26-31;
Letters of Augusta Leigh to John Cam Hobhouse and Robert Charles Dallas, 1824: folios 32-35;
Draft possibly for an advertisement for the 'Recollections of the Life of Lord Byron', ?1824: folios 36-37;
Annotated proof pages of 'Correspondence of Lord Byron', edited by Robert Charles Dallas, undated: folios 38-64, further folios of these can be located at folios 83-98 of this manuscript.
Letter of Lucy Rosamond Bentley to John Murray [V], 1951: folio 65;
Letter of Samuel Rodgers Townshend Mayer probably to George Bentley, ?1872: folios 66-67;
Copies of letters of John Murray [VI] to Lucy Rosamond Bentley, 1951: folios 68-69;
Note relating to provenance of the following letters of Schultess-Young, ?1951: folio 70;
Letters of Henry Schultes Schultess-Young to Richard Bentley and George Bentley, with some copies of letters of Lord Byron, 1870, 1876 and 1878: folios 71-82;
Further annotated proof pages of 'Correspondence of Lord Byron', edited by Robert Charles Dallas, undated: folios 83-98, further folios of these can be located at folios 38-64 of this manuscript;
Press cutting relating to ‘Recollections of the Life of Lord Byron’ by Robert Charles Dallas, 1824: folio 99.