Scope and Content

Letters and postcards sent to Sixsmith during 1916. Topics covered include: the death of Sixsmith's mother; Walter Seward [socialist, journalist and close friend of Carpenter]; Mrs Hobbs; the book [probably his autobiography, My Days and Dreams], in which he regrets he does not say more about Sixsmith, and reviews of the book; [Dr John] Johnston; Guy; Sixsmith's family; a Zeppelin raid on Sheffield which took place while Carpenter and Merrill were there.

1/17/3 is a card from George [Merrill] referring to: an air raid on Bolton; and the air raid in Sheffield, where he and Carpenter were staying in a hotel.

Letters are addressed to Sixsmith at Brownlow, Anderton, Lancs, and dated at Millthorpe.

1/17/1, 3 and 4 include envelopes.