Mr HJ Wilson to the Executive of the Northern Counties League

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  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/10/20
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 3360
  • Dates of Creation
      11 Mar 1875
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      1 item

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Written from Pitsmoor, Sheffield. About distribution of the 'Medical Enquirer' [Journal of the Medical Association for the Repeal, a monthly first number Mar 1875], and on Robert Wilson's pamphlet 'Prostitution Suppressible etc.' [the Scotch working man's pamphlet] described by a Sheffield clergyman as 'Polluting to the mind'.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Medical Enquirer'

See note 7 Mar 1875 HJ Wilson to Exec Northern Counties League

'The Scotch Working Man's (Robert Wilson's) pamphlet 'Prostitution Suppressible'

The Exec were asked to give their opinion about this pamphlet. The answer given on 22 Mar 1875: 'with one exception, your replies are unfavourable to the circulation of this work. Of course I shall decline the offer he has made'

Biog: Robert Wilson; Dr CA Allbutt; GG Wheelhouse