Ledger in which the first section lists city names with numbers. Unclear what the numbers represent, but they are not in dollars so could be membership numbers within cities. The next section contains names, most of which list a mailing address. They are in alphabetical order. Inside of both the front and back covers addresses, names signatures, and memos are written. The earliest notation date appears to be 1869 and the last 1876.
The speech outlines the "present state of affairs of the Brotherhood". Mr. Jackson reports on the first Congress of the Brotherhood held in Chicago, Illinois. Speaks of new recruitment efforts and new Circles. Discusses the situation over in Ireland; the arrests of various Brotherhood members. He gives personal thanks to various organizers and leaders within the Brotherhood in America. The letter discusses Mr. Jackson's displeasure with a Mr. Sweeney not being able to purchase rifles due to a previous expenditure.