Mr Edward Backhouse to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Ashburne, Sunderland. Concurs in the points raised by Mr Wilson in his letter to the Executive of 21 Oct 1875; hopes the Sheffield Annual Meeting will be a success and is glad to give a donation of £400 'by way of greasing the wheels'. Notes: 'I sanction ... the alterations in Edmondson's Manifesto.'

See letter of Rev George Butler of 12 Oct, suggesting a few alterations.

'The Sheffield Annual Meeting of our League'.

This was due to be held in the afternoon of 16 Nov to be followed by a public meeting in the evening.

Administrative / Biographical History

Biog: J Edmondson; Edward Backhouse.