Message from Josephine Butler (second part) for Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Federation

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Carbon copy typed. addressed to 'Dear Friends'.

30th anniversary of the Federation held on 26-29 Sep 1905 at Neuchatel Printed Programme attached

She traces her early strong feelings against the tyranny and injustice to the influence of her father who was a friend of Clarkson and an early anti slavery leader in England. Thinks she should warn the younger adherents who have entered their ranks when much progress had been made, that though victory is sure it is not so near as some suppose. For no speedy peace will be concluded with the powers of evil.

Manuscript note by JB: 'The later portion of this may be retained and read'

Manuscript note by Henry Wilson: 'I think this contains many passages which were not printed HW'