|Description||Report of the RHS Council to the Annual General Meeting, 10 February 1874; Revenue Account of the RHS for 1873; Henry Cole's Memorandum of a Meeting regarding the RHS's claim to the Orchard Houses; Copy of the Case and Opinion of Counsel on the position of the Council of the RHS; Memorial of the RHS to the Commissioners on the building of a skating rink in the Gardens without the Commissioners' knowledge or permission.|
Correspondence concerns the question of legality of the RHS Council and Expenses Committee; the RHS's claim to the Orchard Houses; the RHS's request for settlement of their claim to a portion of the French Annexe; the termination of the RHS lease; the skating rink.
Correspondents include: W.A. Lindsay, Chairman of the 1851 Board of Management, Lord Bury, Henry Scott, Francis Knollys, J.S. Davenport, Daniel Cooper, Lord Carnarvon and Fladgates.