Chapter eight, note 3, 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.
Terence Kenny, The Political Thought of John Henry Newman (London, 1957), p. 26. See also Acton to Gladstone, I Feb. 1892 and 28 Jan. 1895, in Selections from the Correspondence of the first Lord Acton, ed. J. N. Figgis and R. V. Laurence (London, 1917), pp. 74, 80. For the reasons for his silence, see Newman to Acton, 7 June 1861, ibid., pp. 31-33.
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