Harriet Martineau to Reeve

Scope and Content

Ambleside. Two sheets. On Richard Martineau; on her authorship of 'Edinburgh Review' articles being detected by family and friends; her work for the 'National Anti-Slavery Standard'; French and Italian politics; Cavour. 'England and her Soldiers' and Florence Nightingale. On potential houses for Reeve to rent in the Lake District. Sale of Wordsworth's possessions. Wordsworth; Sargeant and the 'workies'; poor health and work; continental politics.

NB Although these two sheets were found together, they may be from two different letters as page one does not appear to follow on from page 2 .