Scope and Content

From Thom[as] Henderson to JHN. Topics covered include: a proposal that Henderson write an article on Thackeray; a proposal to review the "Leeds Exhibition"; a series of letters describing a walking and sketching holiday that Henderson had made to the Lake District [Westmoreland]; a proposal of JHN to establish a permanent picture gallery in Manchester by a "loan collection"; the writings of Thomas Carlyle and the writings and lectures of John Ruskin, including a reference to Ruskin's buying Brantwood house at Coniston.