M de Morsier to Josephine Butler

Scope and Content

Copy of translation of a letter. Written from Paris.

Deals with the case of Dreyfus. His opinion 'the people here are mad. They are no longer able to distinguish the true from the false'. He has given her address to Mme Dreyfus. She has little hope now.

Administrative / Biographical History

M. de Morsier writes about the Dreyfus case and its effect in France. For summary of the Dreyfus case see note letter of 3 Feb 1898.

'The condemnation of Zola'

Zola was given a prison sentence for his famous article 'J'accuse' (1898) indicting the persecutors of Dreyfus.

Biog: M. de Morsier, Zola