Julia F Solly to Miss Conybeare

Scope and Content

Written from Havelock Sq, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Is sending her a copy of the CD Act of the Colony and the details of a very bad case that has come to her knowledge [the case of Christina Schafer. See written statement about. Apr/May1892. This was the first knowledge Mrs L and Mrs K [Christina's employer] had of its existence. Mrs K is in London at present and she asks Miss C if she will call upon her. Mrs K. was furious about the treatment of her nurse but neither she nor her husband thought of consulting a lawyer. Thinks they must have a strong Committee in Caper Town if they are ever to do any proper work.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Now the lady described as Mrs K is in London at present ... She is a quiet little person but was furious about the treatment of her nurse ...' See 'Case of Christina ' End of Apr or beginning of May 1893 Port Elizabeth'