Acton, Newman, and the "Atlantis"

Josef L. Altholz, Professor of History, University of Minnesota


Chapter four, note 32, 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.

The correspondence between Acton and Newman on this subject is included in the Woodruff and Newman MSS. Portions of the letters of Acton to Newman, 10 and 20 Dec. 1858, have been reprinted in Douglas Woodruff, "Introduction" to Lord Acton, Essays on Church and State (London, 1952), pp. 17-18.


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