Josephine Butler to [Miss Forsaith]

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a letter. Written from Newcastle.

Is sending them a 'lovely letter' from 'blind Mr Bergner' to Miss Humbert, to see and return. George is calling for her on Monday to take her to Ewart [George's home]. She has been able to do a little work in Newcastle though never leaving her room. Mawson and Swan (stationers) once they knew who she was (Miss Grey) were ready to receive paper and instructions from her and get petitions signed.

Administrative / Biographical History

Saturday [no month] [?1905]

'blind Mr Bergner' His wife was a sister of JB's friend Mrs Terrell. See letter of 30 Oct 1898 JB to Mr Johnson which gives an account of the onset of his blindness with advice to Mr Johnson who has also been afflicted with the same disease. Another reference to him, 18 Jun 1904 JB to Miss Forsaith

Compare letter from Newcastle of 11 Mar 1899 from JB to Stanley

Biog: Mr Bergner; Mr HJ Wilson