Autograph Letter Signed, to W.R.Greg, hoping to meet, defending his theological position. 3 pp. 6 x 4 inches, first page unevenly toned. 5 Gordon Street, 26 November 1878. “Yet I fancy you do not refuse to go with me to the position which alone my Address professes to reach: viz. that the modern formulas of the litterateurs are no real equivalents for the faith wich they supersede.” James Martineau (1805-1900) was a Unitarian minister and educator, and a widely influential theologian and philosopher. As lecturer and Principal at Manchester New College, he was for many years responsible for training ministerial students.