Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/39/38
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 4500
  • Dates of Creation
      25 Feb 1898
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Postcard. Written from Wooler, Northumberland. Date as postmark

Tells her the first 'Storm Bell' is out of print [brought out in Jan 1898]. Has told the printer to reprint it. Does not approve of the hereditary principle triumphing over the elective as shown in the fact that Lady Henry Somerset succeeds to the top post in the WWCTU in America because Miss Willard has died. Feels very deeply the death of Sir James Stansfeld 'both as a private friends and as a Leader in our cause.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir James Stansfeld d 17 Feb 1898

Biog: Lady Henry Somerset, Miss Willard, Sir James Stansfeld