‘A Ray of Humanity’. To the Question of I. A. Goncharov and A. F. Koni’s Correspondence

The article considers one ideologeme of the turn of the XIX–XXth centuries that has been reflected in the correspondence between the writer I. A. Goncharov and the lawyer A. F. Koni. This idea is defined in the notion ‘humanity’. According to the opinion of the two authors of the epistolary under analysis this idea is equally important for both culture and legal procedure.