Scope and Content

From H[enry] S[teinhauser] Gibbs to JHN [Gibbs addresses JHN as Frank]. Topics covered include: thanks for his recent letter; the boom in land prices around Melbourne; the recent death of John Heywood who had published a book by Gibbs [Autobiography of a Manchester Cotton Manufacturer; or Thirty Years Experience of Manchester (Manchester: John Heywood, 1887)], although not to Gibbs' satisfaction; his intention to publish a second, less "gloomy", edition [for more on this book see JHN/1/82/1-2].

Melbourne [Australia].