By Josef L. Altholz, Damian McElrath
Lord Acton (1834-1902) and Richard Simpson (1820-76) have been the vital figures within the Liberal Catholic flow of nineteenth-century England, an finally unsuccessful attempt to reconcile the Roman Catholic Church with the top secular considered the day. They collaborated in enhancing the Rambler (1858-62) and the house and international evaluation (1862-4), of the main uncommon Catholic periodicals of the interval. The correspondence is the list of this collaboration and sheds mild at the non secular, political and highbrow background of mid-nineteenth-century England. even though heaviest for the years in their joint paintings at the Rambler and the house and international evaluation, the correspondence persisted as much as 1875, a yr earlier than Simpson's loss of life.
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Extra resources for The Correspondence of Lord Acton and Richard Simpson: Volume 1
This can soon be given to understand, and there would be no secret about it. You might have all the advantages you wish in this way, and I suspect it would be better, but I do not say this because I dislike my own name appearing, with which on the contrary you may do what you like. Do you think it very necessary to give the Review a strong theological character, beyond Meynell's philosophy, and our common custom of taking the religious view of questions? If so would it not be well to get a neat historical essay from Dalgairns,2 and perhaps a review of biblical learning from Father St.
Be sure and take notes at Paris of new French books fit for short notices. I have seen some sheets of the French translation of Dollinger, which is very bad, but it will hardly be out in time for a July notice. Your excellent paper on Brownson seemed to me incomplete as a Critique of him, from the omission [of h2]is last chapter: Conclusion, in which, as he does not speak of himself, but of all other things, he seems to me to appear in a much more characteristic light than anywhere else. I too hear that Todd is cross, but I am comforted when I think of his very dismal article, in which he selects two questions as samples of Catholic politics, about which I am sorry to say I disagree with him completely.
Will cost me more than he will bring me— . , xr Yours very truly R Simpson Tuesday, 13th. C. Simpson was projecting his biography of Edmund Campion, the Elizabethan Jesuit martyr. 23 20 SIMPSON TO ACTON - c. 27 A P R I L 1858 Dear Acton I told you that after all enquiries I could make I remain convinced that the correspondence of the French ambassador in England with his government for the years 1580, 81 is only to be found in the Archives of the foreign office at Paris—On one hand I can scarcely complete my life of Campion without seeing these letters; & on the other, there are no means of doing so except through the intervention of the Ambassador.