Alison Neilans to George Grey Butler

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The Society is anxious both to revive the interest in JB herself and to make her recognised as one of the greatest figures of the 19th century. What is needed is a full biography of her, but for that it would be necessary to have his consent to have access to his mother's paper and letters. Would he give permission for this? The proposed biographer is Miss Turner