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John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton, Acton-Creighton Correspondence [1887]

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Acton-Creighton Correspondence (1887)

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In one of these 3 letters to Archbishop Creighton Lord Acton makes his famous statement about “power corrupts and absolute power absolutely”. He also makes other remarks about the proper role for moral judgments in history.

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