Helen Taylor to Barbara Leigh Bodichon

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Autograph letter, signed, 5pp. large 8vo, monogrammed stationery, Blackheath Park, Kent.

'Dear Madam,' this is a good time to present a petition, when others are petitioning about the franchise, although there is not the 'the slightest chance of anything whatever being now obtained.' She 'will prepare a sketch for a petition.' On back of last leaf, in pencil in another hand [Barbara Bodichon's?] 'Langham Pl[ace]/3 o'clock' and 'Miss Garrett, 20 Upper Berkeley Street' and 'Miss Helen Taylor's letter.' [Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917)]