Letter with copy. Written from Rothbury by Morpeth. Gives details of her continental work. Thinks the pamphlet [see letter dated 30 May from Stuart to Wilson] should pay its way; first criticisms laudatory. 'The pamphlet is just a collection of the best parts of all my speeches on the Continent'. Wants to know about their London meeting.
Josephine Butler to Henry Wilson
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- Dates of Creation15 Jul 1875
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'1st this pamphlet comes out in French and German'.
'Une Voix dans le Desert' by Mme Josephine E Butler collected and arranged for publication by M Aime Humbert Paris, Sandoz et Fischbacker. German edition published at the Librarie Generale de I Sandoz Neuchatel Suisse. An Italian translation had recently appeared in Rome. It consists of a collection of the best parts of all her speeches on the continent (The 'Shield' 1 Sep 1875 p 253)
'The London meeting'
to be held on Jul 29. See letter of 7 Jan 1875
'I am vexed that she [Mrs Wilson] should have fresh trouble with that stormy French girl'
This was presumably 'Emma' who gave such a lot of trouble to JB and her friends. See biography card for references
Biog: Col Claud Alexander; The Stansfelds; Mr Albright; Emma