Lord Shaftsbury (Antony Ashley Cooper) to Rev. G Butler

Scope and Content

Photocopy of letter. Written from 24 Grosvenor Square London. Returns thanks for gift of books.

Administrative / Biographical History

'You seem to be, if I mistake not, the son of my old Master and Tutor at Harrow School'

This was the very Rev George Butler (1794-1853) father of Rev George and 8 others

Headmaster of Harrow 1805-1829

Dean of Peterborough 1842-53

Biog: Very Rev George Butler (1774-1853); Antony Ashley Cooper (Lord Shaftesbury)