Bundle

Scope and Content

Letters and postcards sent to Sixsmith during 1910. Topics covered include: a holiday spent by Sixsmith and his wife, Lucy, in Paris; Carpenter's plans to lecture in Blackburn and Darwen [Lancs]; Carpenter's article, '[On the Connection between] Homosexuality and Divination'; the Salts [Henry and Kate]; Jo. Clayton; a request for Sixsmith to talk on cotton-growing and manufacture to Carpenter's club; Lucy Sixsmith; "Pict" who is considering moving to Brandsby [Yorkshire]; the death of George Adams; and a trip by Carpenter and Merrill to see Ibsen's Hedda Gabler in Sheffield.

Enclosed with 1/11/3 are 2 copies of a flyer advertising Woman and Marriage: a Handbook by Margaret Stephens, which Carpenter notes is "[r]ather good".

1/11/5 includes a brief note from "Geordie" [George Merrill].

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

1/11/1-3, 5 and 6 include envelopes.