Mlle Souvestre to Mrs Strachey

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 9/27/G/082
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 ALC/5188
  • Dates of Creation
      4 May 1876
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Fragment of a letter, one of a series about one 'Minnie' who has married for the second time one who 'hides the treasures of radicalism under the most conservative of exteriors and as a proof of his views has taken office under 'le gouvernement rouge de Jules Simon' (1814-1896) [In 1876 he was asked to form a Cabinet and held how own till May 3 1877. He never again held office. This dates the letter between 1876 and May 3 1877]. She augurs well for their future happiness. M. Ribot is the name of the happy mortal.