Document ReferenceN Mc 1/49/3-4
TitleLetter from William Edward Forster, Ambleside to [Richard] Cobden; 20 December 1851.
Date20 December 1851
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRequests that Cobden use his influence to help Bonamy Price in his application for the Greek chair; remarks that Price was under-master at Rugby during [Thomas] Arnold's time and that the 'movement of the age' needs 'all of its friends in the right places'; comments that if Louis Napoleon succeeds 'it will be war to the knife between us and the bigots and despots'; notes his request may be 'strange...from a recreat Quaker'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1893Price; Bonamy (1807-1888); Professor; economist1807-1888
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA1899Arnold; Thomas (1795-1842); Dr; headmaster of Rugby school 1828-42; author1795-1842
NA1897Forster; William E. (1818-1886); Mr; Liberal M.P.1818-1886
NA1900Cobden; Richard (1804-1865); Mr; statesman1804-1865
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