Josephine Butler to Mrs Clothier

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Written from 29 The Promenade, Cheltenham

You say she finds no mistake in the Report. She was driven by storms and cold from 'my mountain retreat' [i.e. Cleeve Hill]. She is still very weak and sees no visitors from 4-7pm. Sends love to Mrs Tanner.

Administrative / Biographical History

[18 Aug 1903]

Date: In a letter from 'Greenmount' dated 11 Aug 1903 she says: 'at present I dread leaving this quiet retreat to return to town life.' In this letter she says: 'I was driven by storms and cold from my mountain retreat' say 16 Aug as date of descent from Cleeve Hill and date of letter from Cheltenham 18 Aug.

At the end of this letter she says: 'Stanley and his whole family are coming to see me in Sep to consult as to what is to be done with me.' The next letter was written 10 Sep with no address.

Biog: Mr Coote, Mr Maurice Gregory