Josephine Butler to Miss Priestman

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Written from Liverpool. Hopes that Mrs Tanner will be well enough in time for the Leeds meeting...they 'depend on her so much'. Will they please call a meeting of the LNA for Wednesday in Leeds. She has found it a hard struggle to get through the winter.

Administrative / Biographical History

Monday [6 Jan 1873]

'at Leeds' - where the Trades Union Congress was being held the week beginning 13 Jan 1873 the delegates to the Congress were invited to a Repeal Meeting on the evening of Friday the 17th which JB and others addressed. See letters of JB to HJ Wilson 27 Dec 1872 and Mr Edmondson to HJW 1 Jan 1873

Biog: Mrs Tanner