Josephine Butler to [Miss Priestman]

Scope and Content

Written from Ewart Park. Written by A Humbert for JB

Suggests a women's meeting at the Congress 'to meet our sisters from the Continent'. Enclosed is a translation Miss Humbert has made from a German paper which she wants together with her letter sent to Miss Forsaith.

Administrative / Biographical History

19 Mar [1898]

'it would be well for us to have a women's meeting' [during the Congress in Jul]

This took place on the evening of Wednesday 13 Jul between the afternoon and evening meetings of the General Congress at Devonshire House. The meeting was presided over by JB and Mrs Wilson

(For further details see 'Shield' Aug 1898 p 141 entitled 'Informal Conference of Women')