Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith

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Written from c/o Henri Minod, 6 Rue St Leger, Geneva.

A list of requests for Miss Forsaith to do, sending various publications to her friends on the Continent. She has left Gordanne and will soon begin her slow journey homeward.

Administrative / Biographical History

Date: This letter has the same expression in it as in the one JB addressed to Mr JW Johnson and dated 30 Oct 1898, about this 'tragedy in France' (the Dreyfus case).

Also: 'I see good Mrs Ryley is now gone also' Mrs Ryley died on 22 Oct 1898, her last work for the Cause being in canvassing the candidates for the recent election for the Southport election, 14 Aug 1898.

a copy of that new law which has frightened away so many souteneurs'.

'my book 'Personal Reminiscences' That is 'Personal Reminiscences of a Great Crusade' by Josephine Butler - 1896, 2nd edn. 1899.

'an article entitled 'Hold on'. This was in 'Storm Bell', Jun 1898, p.62.

'Many thanks for Wings' See note postcard JB to Miss Forsaith dated 16 Sep 1897.

Biog: Mme de Gingins, Mrs Ryley