Josephine Butler to Miss Saggers [Assistant Secretary to Miss Forsaith]

Scope and Content

Written from Ewart, Wooler, Northumberland.

Thanking her for work done and giving further directions to her and Miss Forsaith about the sending out of Memorials and a list of the special people to whom they are to be sent.

Administrative / Biographical History

1 Jun [1897]

'My St Martin's Hall letter'. Also mentioned in pc of 1 Jun addressed to Miss Saggers.

This was the letter from JB, which was read at the Meeting held by the Federation on 21 May 1897 at St Martin's Town Hall to protest against any attempt to restore the system of State Regulation of Vice, with India especially in mind. (See the 'Shield' Jun 1897 pp 10-14)

Biog: Lord Salisbury, Lord George Hamilton, Mr AJ Balfour, Lord Roberts