Josephine Butler to Mrs Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. To say how grateful she would be if Mrs Wilson would say something at the Conference next Thursday in support of her; her support would reassure the ladies who the leave the hall the moment the subject of immoral legislation is brought up.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The conference on Thursday [i.e. 6 Oct]' For note on this conference and need for support from some repeal friends, see letter of 21 Sep 1881 to Mrs Wilson (Charlotte). Mrs W. Wilson was probably the wife of Mr T. Whitwell Wilson of Newcastle on Tyne, a firm supporter of the Repealers. Biog: Mrs HJ Wilson (Charlotte); Mrs Whitwell Wilson.