Minute Book

Scope and Content

The volume contains minutes of regular and special meetings of the Society's Council, and meetings of the Finance Committee, Garden Committee and other committees and sub-committees. The minutes follow the same format as MBH2/1/3 above. There are numerous enclosures pasted-in, including letters (among them a letter from the Keeper of the Privy Purse advising of the King's patronage, 13 May 1901), documents relating to proposals for the acquisition of the Botanical Gardens by Stretford Urban Disposals Council and Manchester Corporation, and documents relating to the mortgaging and letting of the Botanical Gardens.