Josephine Butler to Mrs Tanner

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Postcard. Written at Cheltenham. Date and place from postmark.

States that she plans to go to London to do a little work at King Street Office, then Balham, then North again to Ewart Park.

'The 'Dawn' as you know has been out some days' This was the Aug issue devoted entirely to a report of the International Conference of the Federation held in London on 10-14 Jul.

'You will notice that the report of the Ladies' National Association evening meetings is not very full. The reason is that the shorthand writer had literally left out all almost all the most interesting parts ... Mr Pierson's speech was scarcely reported at all by him, but I did not think it a very suitable speech'.

The annual meeting of the Ladies' National Association for 1894 was held on the evening of 13 Jul at St Martin's Town Hall, Charing Cross.

At it the Chairman, James Stansfeld formally presented testimonials to Mrs Andrew and Dr Kate Bushnell as an application of their labours in India on behalf of the Federation. (For further details see 'The Sentinel' Aug 1894 p 145).

Administrative / Biographical History

Biog: Mr Pierson