Written from Hotel Gibbon, Lausanne.
'... I thought we should have a public meeting (in that bright clean hall where we had our Ladies' National Association meeting last year, Regent's Hall is it not?'. 'Dr Getz of Norway has published his wretched Project of Law'. This was an alliance between the Germans and Scandinavians resulting in a law embodying compulsory examination of women. She only hopes that the Bill about the compulsory treatment of women in India will have made some progress before their Conference. She is grateful to M. Minod's watchfulness for otherwise 'this little Berlin plot' would not have been known to them. Tells of her visit to their dear old friend M. Humbert at Neuchatel. 'a law resembling 'Bruce's Bill' embodying compulsory examination of women is being prepared as a German-Scandinavian scheme'
For note on 'Bruce's Bill' see letter, early Mar 1872 Josephine Butler to Mrs Wilson.
was the Federation Conference held in London on 12-13 Jul 1894. (For details of the Conference see 'Sentinel' Aug p 164).
'I do hope we shall have made progress about that Bill [about compulsory treatment of women in India] before our Conference in Jul. It seems at a standstill'
Also one copy of this letter.