Scope and Content

Letters and postcards sent to Sixsmith during 1903. Topics covered include: Frank Deas; a holiday spent by Carpenter and George Merrill in Morocco; a visit to Carpenter by George H[ukin] and Arnold; negotiations for some land in which Sixsmith is involved; Charley Jackson; books by [Ernest] Crosby; visits to London and Croydon made by Carpenter; a visit to Carpenter by Ian; [socialist and writer] Tom Swan, and a meeting with [M.P. and radical journalist, Sir W.P.] Byles; and Walter [probably Walter Seward, socialist, journalist and close friend of Carpenter].

1/6/2 includes a section written by Geo[rge Merrill], describing their Moroccan holiday and their guide, a "damn good looking Moor".

Letters are addressed to Sixsmith at Bentinck House, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancs, and dated at Millthorpe, except 1/6/2, dated at Tetuan [Tetouan], Morocco.

1/6/1-3, 5, 6 and 8-10 include envelopes.