The contents are as follows:
(i) Manuscripts, undated, of six apparently unpublished articles, 'War and civilization' (folio 1), 'King Kohl' (folio 28), 'Free trade' (folio 33), "Notes on the Paris 'Salon'" (folio 44), 'Picturesque Switzerland' (folio 53), and 'Gardening as a profession for ladies' (folio 83);
(ii) Manuscripts of six apparently unpublished poems: two versions of 'In Leopoldi memoriam', 1884 (folio 90), 'A Tuscan afterglow', 1884 (folio 92), 'A fable for large children', undated (folio 94), 'King coal', undated (folio 96), and "Moore's 'last rose of summer' translated into French", undated (folio 97);
(iii) A copy of a poem, 'Alexander Heriot Mackonochie. In memoriam', 1887, apparently published in 'The Guardian' (folio 98).