Letters and notes to CEM relating to his work at the Manchester Guardian. All but one are from C.P.Scott, and cover topics such as: an offer of formal appointment as a member of staff at a salary of £300, with subsequent increases to reach £900 in 1896; Irish politics and CEM's was work in Ireland as a special correspondent in Dec 1890; notes concerning day to day work on the newspaper; and praise for CEM's work, reflecting the respect and affection felt by C.P. Scott for CEM. CEM/1/2/1/16 is a letter dated 7 Feb 1896 from J.E. Taylor, the proprietor of the Manchester Guardian, writing from Biarritz [France], and describing a conversation he had with Gladstone, in which the ex-Liberal Prime Minister praised CEM's leader on President Cleveland's manifesto and the Venezuelan crisis of Dec 1895 (see CEM/1/1/1/10). This letter is referred to by Scott in subsequent letters (CEM/1/2/1/17, /18 and /19).
CEM/1/2/1/4 includes a ticket to a meeting of the Nationalists of Dublin, at which C.S. Parnell was to be present, on 10 Dec 1890.
Envelopes included in CEM/1/2/1/2, /4, /11, /16, /24 and /26.