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NEWMAN, John Henry (1801-1890). Autograph letter signed ('John H. Newman') to Mrs William Froude, Birmingham Oratory, 30 November 1856, reassuring the recipient that 'you will not be compelled to apply the words "beyond which there is no salvation" to any single individual', considering the probabilities of salvation and damnation, 'no two Catholics perhaps agree exactly in this particular probability about the salvation of individual Protestants', and discussing some cases of deathbed conversions and the urgency of converting the recipient's husband, 8 pages, 8vo, on bifolia, envelope.

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NEWMAN, John Henry (1801-1890). Autograph letter signed ('John H. Newman') to Mrs William Froude, Birmingham Oratory, 30 November 1856, reassuring the recipient that 'you will not be compelled to apply the words "beyond which there is no salvation" to any single individual', considering the probabilities of salvation and damnation, 'no two Catholics perhaps agree exactly in this particular probability about the salvation of individual Protestants', and discussing some cases of deathbed conversions and the urgency of converting the recipient's husband, 8 pages, 8vo, on bifolia, envelope.

The recipient is the wife of the engineer and naval architect William Froude (1810-1879), whom Newman had tutored at Oriel: Newman's successful conversion of Catherine Froude and their children at around this time is described as having 'strained, but not broken' their friendship (ODNB).
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