Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)HM/358
TitleCopy of letter from Harriet Martineau to the Right Hon. [William Ewart] Gladstone
Extent1 item
Date8 June 1873
DescriptionMartineau thanks Gladstone for his kind offer of the Civil List Pension, but declines as she is sufficiently sound financially and writes 'there would be no excuse for my touching the public money'. Martineau also explains why she previously declined the pension offer years ago.
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