Henry J Wilson in New York to his wife

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Excerpt from letter [with 2 enclosures]. Expresses his joy at the news just received in a letter from Mrs Butler that she had dined with half the Cabinet [this was Disraeli's second Cabinet Feb 1874 to 1880] and their question was 'the one question before them'; also 'they are bound to be impressed with Mrs Butler'. Comments made on this excerpt enclosed.