Letters to Francis William Newman
date: August 1820.
sender: John Henry Newman.
source: Anne Mozley, 1: 38.
subjects: preparations for baccalaureate exam.
 
date: 29 April 1845.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 222-26.
subjects: Seven Lectures on the Chief Forms of Ancient Nations; development of the priesthood and castes; relations of morality and religion.
 
date: 17 March 1847.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 246-49.
subjects: ancient Hebrew literature; prophecy; the Pentateuch; Homer; development in composition; Georg Heinrich August von Ewald; The State and Prospects of Ireland.
 
date: 17 September 1847.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 253-55.
subjects: Berber Languages; Johann Karl Ludwig Gieseler; August Neander; Roman Catholicism; Bernard of Clairvaux; miracles.
 
date: 2 November 1847.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Drummond and Upton, 1: 137-40.
subjects: Endeavours after the Christian Life; the Protestant Reformers; homiletics; biblical criticism; Jesus; Messianic anticipations.
 
date: 5 January 1848.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 258-59.
subjects: National Debt and Taxation; communism; socialism; John Hutton Taylor.
 
date: 17 February 1848.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 259-61.
subjects: Prospective Review; Alexander von Humboldt; F. W. Newman's appointment as President of University Hall.
 
date: 7 May 1848.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 261-6.
subjects: Joseph Hutton; morning prayers at University Hall; "Christian"; John Sterling; Richard Monckton Milnes; An Appeal to the Middle Classes on the Urgent Necessity of Numerous Radical Reforms; Charles Knight.
 
date: 3 July 1848.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 263-66.
subjects: John Stuart Mill; Principles of Political Economy; Logic; frustrated efforts to unite University Hall and Manchester New College; Prospective Review.
 
date: 2 November 1848.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 266-70.
subjects: morning prayers at University Hall; comprehensive communion; relations of ethnology and philology; land-ownership and tenants in ancient Rome; Horace.
 
date: 14 February 1849.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 283-87.
subjects: Thomas Babington Macaulay; History of England; Thomas Carlyle.
 
date: 4 April 1849.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 294-96.
subjects: Froude's Philosophical Novels; The Nemesis of Faith.
 
date: 27 November 1849.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 296-99.
subjects: Austria and Hungary; John and Charles Wesley; Emmanuel Swedenborg; the Republic of Plato.
 
date: 26 December 1849.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 301-03.
subjects: Plato.
 
date: 1 February 1850.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Drummond and Upton, 2: 317-18.
subjects: The Soul, Her Sorrows and Her Aspirations; faculty of spiritual apprehension; intuition and reason; metaphysics.
 
date: 10 June 1850.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 305-09.
subjects: Phases of Faith; Jesus; moral perfection; relation of religion to history.
 
date: 26 August 1850.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 309-10.
subjects: Prospective Review; Robert Gordon Latham; Charles Merivale; Marcus Aurelius Antoninus; Johann Adam Mohler; Roman Catholicism.
 
date: 20 November 1850.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 311-13.
subjects: Hungarian Fund; refugees; Lajos Kossuth; Prussia and Austria; the Landgraviate of Hessen-Kassel; John Kenrick.
 
date: 2 February 1851.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 316-18.
subjects: sources for historical inquiry; German scholarship; Manchester memorial for Lajos Kossuth; Thomas Milner Gibson; James Prince Lee.
 
date: 29 September 1851.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Drummond and Upton, 2: 294-96.
subjects: Frederika Bremer; Charles Kingsley; socialism; Lectures on Political Economy; labor, wages, and morality of workers.
 
date: 14 May 1852.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Drummond and Upton, 2: 321-25.
subjects: The Soul, 3rd ed.; evidence of spiritual consciousness; eudaimonism; ethical theory; free-will; George Jacob Holyoake; The Place and Duty of England in Europe; Giuseppe Mazzini.
 
date: 27 October 1852.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Drummond and Upton, 1: 241-44.
subjects: Charles Wicksteed; Prospective Review; Henry Rogers; Eclipse of Faith; Phases of Faith.
 
date: 27 October 1852.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Drummond and Upton, 1: 252-53.
subjects: discipline in the classes at University Hall; prospect of amalgamation of Manchester New College and University Hall.
 
date: 19 November 1852.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 330-33.
subjects: Christian Karl Josias, Baron Bunsen; Hippolytus and His Age; theological development; ecclesiastical authority; ecumenism and Unitarianism.
 
date: 18 May 1853.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 1: 339-41.
subjects: casuistry; utilitarianism; ethical theory; bibliolatry; Chrysostom; Jean Barbeyrac.
 
date: 15 June 1857.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Carpenter, pp. 395-96.
subjects: expectations of a contracted sphere of labor in London; Hellenic Realism; sermon preparation; Mediatorial Religion.
 
date: 1 Dec 1862.
sender: William Ewert Gladstone.
source: Goddard, pp. 281-82.
subjects: complaint of misrepresentation by F. W. Newman; United States; Civil War.
 
date: 9 May 1864.
sender: S. Vukovic.
source: Huntington Library.
subjects: Request for introduction of two Hungarian officers to U.S. Consul Thomas Haines Dudley.
 
date: July 1864.
sender: William Lloyd Garrison.
source: The Liberator 15 July 1864: 114.
subjects: slavery; emancipation; reconstruction; United States; Abraham Lincoln; Moncure Daniel Conway; James Mason; Frederick Douglass; Wendell Phillips.
 
date: July 1864.
sender: William Lloyd Garrison.
source: The Liberator 22 July 1864: 118.
subjects: slavery; emancipation; reconstruction; right to vote; England; United States; Abraham Lincoln; Nathaniel Banks; New Orleans.
 
date: 18 Feb 1867.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 2: 278-81.
subjects: Henry Crabb Robinson; James Martineau; University College, University of London; John Russell, Lord Amberley; George Douglas Campbell, Duke of Argyll; William Ewert Gladstone; Prussia.
 
date: 1 July 1868.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 2: 296-98.
subjects: upcoming journey to Transylvania; Unitarian Tercentenary; Ferenc Pulszky; religious sympathy with F. W. Newman; Louis Napoleon; Germany.
 
date: 16 January 1869.
sender: John James Taylor.
source: Thom, 2: 315-19.
subjects: prohibition and moderation; Permissive Bill; William Ewert Gladstone; relations of Church and State; Ireland.
 
date: 5 June 1870.
sender: William Ballantyne Hodgson.
source: Meiklejohn, pp. 271-72.
subjects: the teaching of human physiology; venereal disease.
 
date: 28 March 1871.
sender: William Ballantyne Hodgson.
source: Meiklejohn, pp. 314-15.
subjects: expression of disagreement in regard to Newman's reasoning against the alcoholic drinks trade or liquor traffic.
 
date: 1 November 1882.
sender: James Martineau.
source: Drummond and Upton, 2: 449-50.
subjects: Spinoza.


Sources Cited

  • Carpenter, J. Estlin. James Martineau, Theologian and Teacher: A Study of His Life and Thought 1905. Boston: American Unitarian Association, 1906.
  • Drummond, James, and C. B. Upton. The Life and Letters of James Martineau. 2 vols. London: James Nisbet and Co., 1902.
  • Goddard, Samuel A. Letters on the American Rebellion. London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1870.
  • Meiklejohn, J. M. D., ed. The Life and Letters of William Ballantyne Hodgson, LL.D. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1883.
  • Mozley, Anne, ed. Letters and Correspondence of John Henry Newman during His Life in the English Church, with a Brief Autobiography. 2 vols. London: Longman, Green, and Co., 1903.
  • Thom, John Hamilton, ed. John James Taylor, B.A.: Letters Embracing His Life. 2 vols. London: Williams and Norgate, 1872.