Josephine Butler to Mrs Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Ben Rhyddig. Cheered by Mrs Wilson's word that the 'cause is making progress'. Will endeavour to come to Darlington; will have to wait on inspiration, as she does not know what they need presented to them at the moment.

Administrative / Biographical History


'Come to Darlington'

1st annual meeting of the Northern Counties League was to be held at Darlington on 23 Oct 1873

'Bligh does well'

Bligh was one of the Agents employed by the LNA. He was an ex-Army man who had applied to do the work and been approved by JB herself. She was therefore very pleased when he lived up to his expectations

Biog: Mrs Venturi, H Bligh (Agent)