Josephine Butler to the Editor of the 'Shield'

Scope and Content

It describes her experiences in Chatham and some cases dealt with by Mrs Heritage in Canterbury.

Administrative / Biographical History

[Apr 1870] Undated but refers to her visits to the 'subjected' towns in Kent in 1870 reported in 'Personal Reminiscences'.

'General Haynau' - An Austrian general who campaigned against the Italians in the campaigns of 1848-1849. He made his name notorious by his flogging of women. He visited London in 1850 and was assaulted and severely handled by Barclay and Perkins draymen

Biog: Rev and Mrs Heritage of Canterbury; Mr Frederick Wheeler of Rochester; Rowland Rees, Esq of Dover, a magistrate; General Haynau