Benjamin Constant de Rebecque

Luke O'Sullivan and Catherine Fuller (eds), The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Vol. 12: July 1824 to June 1828

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pg 60Editor’s Note3142From Benjamin Constant29 September 1824

Paris 29 7bre 24

Mr Benjamin Constant avails himself of the Departure of Mr James Morrison2 to express to Mr Jeremy Bentham his gratitude for the books sent & his esteem & high value of his character & principles. He regrets the necessity he is under of sending this Note at this very moment prevents his adding partial remarks to general approbation. But he would not miss the opportunity of returning his thanks & presenting his homage to one of the first as well as of the most benevolent philosophers of our age.

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Editor’s Note
3142. 1 UC, x. 82. Autograph. Addressed: 'Jeremy Bentham / Esq / London.' Benjamin Constant de Rebecque (1767–1830), philosopher. For Bentham's earlier contact with Constant see Correspondence, x–xi, as index.
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2 James Morrison (1790–1857), autodidact, art collector, merchant, and MP for St Ives 1830‐1, Ipswich 1831–4, 1835–7, and Inverness Burghs 1840–7.
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