Josephine Butler to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. Dictated due to illness. She finds the preparation of the address from Churches of Britain to Churches on the Continent in French, German and Italian a heavy piece of work. Gives details of a letter from M. Humbert under six headings. Good news from Paris with the continued activity of their friends. Possible help from a German lady with correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

Monday morning

'The French title of the Federation'

Federation Abolitioniste Internationale

'written in the spirit of Jeannell'

The book by le docteur J Jeannell was entitled 'De la Prostitution dans les grandes villes au 19 ieme siecle et de l'extinction des maladies veneriennes' 2nd ed 1874. Rev CS Collingwood at the Conference of Friends of Repeal at York read a paper on this book 25 Jun 1874. See letter of 4 Jul 1874, JB to Miss Priestman

Biog: M Humbert; Cazalet; Dr Jeannell