Rosina, Lady Lytton to Miss Becker

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Rosina married Bulwer -Lytton, the novelist (1803-1873) in 1927, legal separation in 1836. She was delighted with Miss Becker's lecture on Sir Walter Scott's heroines especially her remarks about 'strength' which tally with her own opinions. She would like 'to collect all Mrs Fawcett's grains of gold till they become an ingot sufficiently large to buy us the franchise'. Gives her view on the laws on the relation of a mother and her children.