Josephine Butler to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. She sends a letter to him and Mr Edmondson; she feels their kindness so much she feels as if she could hardly write about it. To let her know if Henry Bligh (the soldier) can be of any use at Richmond.

Administrative / Biographical History

Monday.

'I feel as if I could hardly write about it, I feel your kindness so much' - This refers to the gift of money raised by friends to enable the Butlers to have a good holiday abroad. (For details of this see letter of 28 Apr Mr RF Martineau to HJ Wilson also correspondence between Mr Edmondson and HJ Wilson in May)

'Henry Blight will be here to-morrow. If he can be of use at Richmond or anywhere else, please let me know' - See letter of 8 May 1873 in which she asks the same thing

Biog: Miss Nicholson; Henry Bligh