Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith

Scope and Content

Written from Ewart, Wooler, Northumberland.

Hopes she has received list of addresses sent the day before [see letter of 23 Jun]. Asks her to consult someone as to what is to be done with Lady Frederick Cavendish (her letter enclosed) 'Surely she cannot have seen our Memorandum which deals fully with the matter...of course we approve of 'moralising efforts' but we do not think that compulsory detention of women in hospital answers, it never has done so'

Administrative / Biographical History

Biog: Lady Frederick Cavendish