Scope and Content

From H[enry] T[homas] Crofton to JHN. Topics covered include: a reply to JHN's circular requesting information on special collections of books in Lancashire [JHN/1/30/1 is written upon the reverse of a copy of this circular). Crofton refers to his collections of books relating to gypsies and mentions a number of other collections which may be of interest to JHN. [see also JHN/1/26, 1/54, 1/65/2, 1/71/1-2, 1/76, 1/78, 1/88, 1/103, 1/104, 1/116]; a number of dialect queries; an explanation of Crofton's absence from Manchester owing to illness and his intention to return; a congratulation on Nodal's retirement in 1904 [from the Manchester City News].

Dated at: Manchester, Maidenhead [Kent], Hove [Sussex].