Scope and Content

From Sydney Grundy to JHN. Topics covered include: a number of promises of literary and dramatic reviews; an apology for a previous note in which Grundy had expressed a "candid" opinion upon an article which, he seems to have been subsequently been informed, was written by JHN; the proposed typographic style of the first volume of the Sphinx magazine [1868] and praise for the content of a subsequent issue; the financial crisis, for want of advertising, of an unspecified publication [possibly the Sphinx which closed in Oct 1871]; the controversy over a "water article" in the Manchester City News; the theatrical criticism of Mr Franks; a "comedy" that Grundy was preparing to be staged at the Olympic Theatre, London. London.