Josephine Butler to 'Dear Friend' [Miss Priestman]

Scope and Content

Gives six directions for the coming weeks up to the Congress starting 28 Jun:- 1.Joint LNA Friends' Thanksgiving at Friends' Annual Meeting. 2.Would like united meeting of LNA and National on Jun 28. 3/4.Suggestions when engaging rooms for visitors for Congress. 5. Hopes that the London Branch of the LNA will not dissolve. 6. LNA not to become a mere Rescue Society. Has several suggestions for work they could engage in for the Colonies, the neighbouring countries of Europe and elsewhere.

Administrative / Biographical History

Friday [7 May 1886] Date: Monday 17 May suggested in letter as date for LNA Committee in London so the date of the letter being a Friday would probably be the 7th.'The Congress'; 'The Federation.' This referred to the International Congress of the Federation meeting that year in London on 28 Jun. Biog: Mr Gillett; Miss Bewicke.