Bundle

Scope and Content

Letters and postcards sent to the Sixsmiths during 1908. Topics covered include: the Salts [Henry and his wife, Catherine, or 'Kate']; Sixsmith's wedding, Lucy [his bride] and their wedding present from Carpenter, George Hukin and George Merrill; [Carpenter's play] St. George and the Dragon; a visit from [theatre director] Granville Barker; a visit to an exhibition in London; a W[omen's] S[uffrage] procession in Manchester in October, at which Carpenter spoke; arrangements for a trip to see a play on 1 December; [actor and director, Ben] Iden Payne; Langdon Everard of the Labour Leader; and McLaren and his work for "the cause".

1/9/4 includes notes of congratulation on Sixsmith's wedding from George Hukin and George [Merrill], and is addressed to Sixsmith and Lucy. 1/9/5 and 8 also include sections written by George Merrill.

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

1/9/4 and 8 include envelopes