Josephine Butler to Mr Spence Watson of Newcastle

Scope and Content

Written from Winchester. To say she liked his pamphlet so much of the 'Limits of Obedience to the Law' and would he send her as many as the small order would cover.

Administrative / Biographical History

New Years Eve [31 Dec 1887] [could not be before 1887 as pamphlet referred to 'the Proper limits of obedience to the law' was not published till 1887] 'I like your pamphlet so much on the 'Limits of Obedience to Law.' This was 'the proper limits of obedience to the law' 1887. The writer Dr Robert Spence Watson, an eminent Quaker and Liberal and head of a firm of solicitors in Newcastle-on-Tyne. Biog: Dr Robert Spence Watson.