Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)HM/356-357
TitleCopies of a letter from the Right Hon. [William Ewart] Gladstone to Rev James Martineau
Extent2 items
Date6 June 1873
DescriptionAfter having read Harriet Martineau's letter about the death of Mr Grote, Gladstone wondered if Harriet was living on 'restricted means' and makes an offer of a Civil List Pension, justified by her literary distinctions.

There are two copies of this letter, but written in different hands.
Access StatusOpen


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