Herbert Spencer to Barbara Leigh Bodichon

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Autograph letter, signed, torn, 3pp.

From Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), philosopher. 'Social Statics: or, The Conditions essential to Happiness specified, and the First of them Developed'. By Herbert Spencer (London: John Chapman, 1851).

To Barbara Bodichon, 'Chapman handed to me the note containing your complimentary proposal to republish the chapter on the Rights of Women from the Social Statics.' He wants to call on her to discuss the matter.