2 letters from H. Williamson to 'My dear sir' [Beard?] asking recipient to put his views on prizes to the Committee. 2 letters (one incomplete) from R.B. Aspland to Beard. Mentions attendance of UHMB students on Owen's College degree courses, notes on various charitable trusts including Hackney College Trust and the Hackney Trust. 2nd letter discusses Disraeli's Vivian Grey, also mentions anecdote told to him by 'Cooper the Chartist' concerning Disraeli. 2 bibliographical queries from Manchester City Libraries.
Letter from Joseph Corfield to Beard including historical notes on Robert Goadby. Also separate set of notes on Goadby in different hand.