Mr I Whitwell Wilson to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Castle Lodge, Kendal. Sends £5.5 in name of the Kendal Association, which will make it an affiliated member of the Federation movement. Discusses whether mixed meetings or separate ones for men and women are better. On the whole thinks they would do better to separate.

Administrative / Biographical History

'and [I] am not sure whether the test of experience is showing that mixed meetings are on the whole the wisest'

This was a subject which occupied his mind a lot. See letters later in the year on the same subject 22 Oct and 3 Nov

'I hear from my boys that one of your sons is now at school here'

This could only be JB's youngest son Charles b 1857. In the autumn of 1874 Charlie was sent to Clifton College in the hope that the climate there would suit him better than Liverpool. He became ill and had to be sent home in Jun 1875. (See letters of 15 Jun 1875, JB to Miss Priestman)

Biog: I Whitwell Wilson; Charles Butler; Stansfeld