Mme Klerck for Mr Wilson and Mr Stuart

Scope and Content

Copy of letter. Written from The Hague. She sees no necessity for putting off the Conference, only sporadic cases of cholera. She congratulates them on their great victory, and on the Wednesday evening they can give a vivid account of events in England and the Colonies; gives an outline of programme for the rest of the week. 'I am glad Prof. Stanley is coming'.

Administrative / Biographical History

'we see no necessity for putting off the Conference' This was the annual International Conference of the Federation held at The Hague from 21-24 Sep 1893.

There had been a cholera scare, without foundation apparently. (See also letter of 3 Sep 1893, JB to Miss Mary Priestman.)

'Let me congratulate you on your great victory' The vote in the House against the compulsory examination of women -20 Apr. 1883.

See Note, letter of 24 Apr 1883, JB to Mr Saul Solomon.

'I am glad Professor Stanley is coming' i.e. JB's second son Stanley, a Professor at St. Andrew's University.

The only son 'Bobbie' was born 1888.

Biog: Dr Nevins, Mr Pierson, Mme Klerck (née Countess Hogendorp)