Josephine Butler to the 'Ladies' [i.e. the North of England Council which sent a petition for the higher education of women]

Scope and Content

Letter dictated or copied out. Not Josephine Butler's handwriting. Petition signed not only by 55 Ladies engaged in teaching but by about 300 other ladies, including many well known names.

Administrative / Biographical History

No date but in letter mentions she remained in Cambridge till Jun 6 to enable her to present the Memorial to the Senate. The year was 1868