Title:Harriet Martineau letters, 1832-1866
Creator/Contributor:Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876, creator
Cotains 4 letters by Harriet Martineau. The first letter dated October 20, 1832, discusses a tale from her book on economics,
"Illustrations of Political Economy." The second letter, circa 1844, regards a series of "shilling volumes" about to be issued
by her publisher, Charles Knight, and a discussion of her efforts on behalf of a certain Cahgtreq, young Irish writer and
would-be political activist. The third letter, circa 1845-1850, is apologizing that she is unable to provide assistance in
securing employment in London. The fourth letter, dated August 13, 1866, concerns the ravages of old age.
Subject:Martineau, Harriet -- 1802-1876 -- Correspondence
Harriet Martineau letters, BANC MSS 90/60, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Martineau letters acquired from various sources.
Letter circa 1844 : First page was reproduced in Harriet Martineau: A Radical Victorian, by Robert K. Webb (Columbia University
Press, 1960), facing p. 51.
BANC MSS 90/60 z