Josephine Butler to 'Dear Friend' [Miss Priestman]

Scope and Content

Written from St Andrews. Refers to the coming Conference of 1 Nov [see notes]. Encloses letter from Amelie Humbert which shows her appreciation of 'your loving present to M. Humbert'.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The Conference of 1 Nov. [Wed.] is to begin at 4 pm - on to 9' A Conference convened by the British Committee for the Abolition of State Regulation of Vice in India and throughout the British Dominions was held at the Westminster Town Hall in the afternoon and evening of 1 Nov 1893. James Stansfeld occupied the chair - JB was there, and was among the speakers, and a large number of veteran workers in this abolitionist cause.

Biog: M. Humbert, Amélie Humbert