The contents are as follows.
(i) Letters, 1846-1919, undated, chiefly addressed to John H Balfour-Browne. They had been kept as a collection of autographs and include fragments of letters and signatures (which have not been indexed). The correspondence mostly concerns Balfour-Browne's literary work and legal matters. (Folio 1.)
(ii) Typescript with manuscript corrections and newspaper cutting of 'A Criticism and a Reminiscence' by Balfour-Browne, published in the ‘Dumfries and Galloway Standard’ in 1909. (Folio 177.)
(iii) Typescripts with manuscript corrections of two speeches on Burns delivered by Balfour-Browne at Sheffield and Dumfries, 1913, undated. (Folio 186.)