Scope and Content

From R[ichard] Oliver Heslop to JHN. Topics covered include: advice given by JHN upon Heslop's book, Northumberland Words, a glossary of words used in the county of Northumberland and on the Tyneside (London, 1894), a notice of which, from the Shield Daily Gazette, Heslop encloses; discussion of a series of articles that had appeared in the Manchester City News upon the subject of rivers; a visit by Heslop to Chetham's Library, Manchester; the politics of the [Newcastle] W[eekly] Chronicle and it's "blackguarding" of Gladstone; the political similarities between Newcastle and Birmingham; the absence of Northumberland from the British Association Report on the Ethnographical Survey of the United Kingdom (1893).

Dated at: Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Corbridge [Northumberland].