Helen Taylor to Barbara Leigh Bodichon

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Autograph letter, signed, 4pp. 8vo.

'The petition was presented on Thursday 7 Jun 1866. You will see in today's papers that Mr Mill made his motion for the return last night, that he made a short speech, and that the return was granted.' She has returned Mr [John] Westlake's letter [Westlake (1823-1913), jurist] to Miss Davies. She invites Barbara Bodichon and her husband to dinner on 25 Jul [1866]. [Letters of John Stuart Mill indicate they did not go.]