Josephine Butler to 'dear friends' [the Miss Priestmans]

Scope and Content

Written from 419 Wandsworth Road, London SW. She suggests that as neither Miss Willard nor Lady Henry Somerset will go back to America in time for the Women's Congress or for Aaron Powell's Congress of Repeal in Jun that Dr Kate Bushnell and Mrs Andrew should act as their delegates with all the weight and prestige of their work in India behind them. Speaks of their annual meeting, which Mr Lynn will be organising for them. She is preparing her next 'Dawn' for May 1st.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Their [Bushnell and Andrew] evidence begins tomorrow' (See note letter of 6 Apr JB to Miss Priestman)

'There is no doubt that Mr Lynn will be able to organise our annual meeting for us' (See note Reference as above)

'I am preparing my next Dawn for May 1st' This was published on the date given

Biog: Miss Willard, Lady Henry Somerset, Dr Kate Bushnell, Mrs Andrew, Mr Lynn