Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)HM/1245-1260
TitleTestimonial to Harriet Martineau
Extent15 items
DescriptionDocuments in this section relate to the testimonial to Harriet Martineau, and regards the public subscription commenced at the suggestion of friends for the purpose of "expressing their sympathy and esteem, and as a testimonial of the sense they entertain of the valuable public services rendered" [by Martineau, see: HM/1248].

They list some of the subscribers and contributors, give details of amount raised and items purchased for Martineau, correspondence between Hensleigh Wedgwood and Harriet Martineau, a letter from Harriet's Uncle Peter Martineau, and also two drafts of letters from Harriet to the contributors thanking them for their financial gift to her.
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