Scope and Content

From Morgan [Brierley] to JHN. Topics covered include: a complaint of having tried to secure a grant of £20 for Alexander Ireland [see also JHN/1/65] whose will, amounting to over £10,000, had just been made public; informs JHN that he has sent him a copy of "our local Annual" which contains "my feeble attempts at verse-making"; a newspaper cutting from "J.J." containing a paper on "The New Novelists" by "J.J.'s" son Fred; criticism of an essay on "Indian Exchanges" previously sent to him by JHN; an interview that Brierley had given to "Morton", the editor of "The Herald"; Brierley's exasperation at the result of the recent County Council vote.