Josephine Butler to Mrs Tanner

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. Mentions a Committee meeting for which she has just been able to collect a quorum to pass the accounts. Among them she mentions Miss Lydia Becker, an assiduous worker for all social reforms. Tells her friend to emphasise in her Report the special need for Election donations [Watermark on paper 1871]

Administrative / Biographical History

5 Sep [1872]

No date given but may be fixed by reference to election fund, one of the points made by the Electoral League: (see letter of 6 Jul 1872); also her reference to 'my absence in the North when JB went up Pontefract and Sheffield and Preston in Aug

Biog: Miss Estlin; Miss Merryweather; Miss Becker; Mr Fothergill