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Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes a detailed agricultural account for the year 1845. There is also mention of contemporary cultural topics including details of prominent trials and executions, the death of Earl Grey and Queen Victoria's state visit to Germany. The diary includes a discussion of the 'free trade in corn' movement, and notes that animal stock suffers a widespread 'distemper'.

Correspondence to Joseph Watson

Consists of letters to Robert Spence Watson's father, Joseph Watson, some concerning the publication of the Aurora Borealis magazine.

Watson, Joseph, dates unknown, solicitor, northern secretary of the Anti-Corn Law League

Letters from Charles to Harriet Trevelyan nee Neave

References his father's death, his family's future prospects with reference to leaving Nettlecombe, Charles and Harriet's property and wills, Charles' work and motivations, life in India, reference to Sir Colebrooke and Thomson Hankey, and announcing his appointment as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury. Also includes a torn fragment of a letter from Charles' wife Hannah.

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