Rev George Butler to George Butler (son)

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/25/07
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 4065
  • Dates of Creation
      16 Mar 1886
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Written from Vico Calascione, Naples. 'This is an eventful day for the Cause...I received a kind letter from Mr Stansfeld last night in which he expressed his full confidence that Repeal...would be carried' Describes his attempts to sketch Virgil's tomb [finally successful] and his visit to the Temple of Serapis.

Administrative / Biographical History

16 Mar 1886. 'This is an eventful day for the Cause.' On 16 Mar Mr Stansfeld moved: 'that in the opinion of this House the Contagious Diseases Acts 1866-1869 ought to be repealed'.Carried without a division (RR 498) Biog: Mr Stansfeld; Cavendish Bentinck.