The correspondence is subdivided into seven sections, each containing several files. The files bear numbers from MSS A100 to A706. A calendar of the contents of the files appears at the front of each. The seven sub-divisions of the correspondence are: (a) From ministers, missionaries and teachers (MSS A100-A124); (b) From British consul and High Commissioner, Western Pacific (MSS A200-!207); (c) From Tongan government (MSS. A300-A313); (d) From European residents (MSS A400-A401); (e) From Methodist Church in Australia and former missionaries of Tonga (MSS A500-A514); (f) Papers of Chief Justice Maealiuaki (MSS A600 - A604); (g) Letters of Rev. E. E. Crosby (MSS A700-A706). The contents of the microfilms are: reel 1 - MSS A100-A104; 2 - MSS A105-A115; 3 - MSS A115-A300; 4 -MSS A301 - A504; 5 - MSS A505 - A700; 6 - MSS A701 -A706.