Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith

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Written from 10 Gilmore Road, Lewisham, London. Dictated letter signed by JB.

Asking her to send a copy of her 'Reminiscences' to Lord Northbourne. A second edition is coming out in a few days. Explains the cost of printing the 'Storm Bell' whereby the Office only pays 1/6 per 100 while the first 1,000 cost her about £5. So she is a very considerable loser. The difficulty of getting hospitality for men as opposed to ladies.

Administrative / Biographical History

'A copy of my 'Reminiscences' to Lord Northbourne'

This was 'Personal Reminiscences of a Great Crusade' by Josephine Butler, 1896. 2nd ed 1899.

Lord Northbourne had been Liberal MP for Gateshead 1874-93 when he succeeded to the title. (He was Walter Henry James)

Biog: Lord Northbourne (Walter Henry James), Josephine Butler