Chapter thirteen, note 14, of the author's The Liberal Catholic Movement in England: The "Rambler" and its Contributors, 1848-1864, which Burns and Oates (London) published in 1962. It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.
A to N, 15 March 1864, Newman MSS. Partially quoted by Douglas Woodruff, "Introduction" to Acton, Essays on Church and State, p. 30. For another statement of motives, see Wetherell's letter to the Pilot, 19 July 1902, quoted by Gasquet, "Introduction" to Lord Acton and his Circle, pp. lxxvlxxvi.
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