Mr Mundella MP, to Mr HJ Wilson

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  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/07/57
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 3264
  • Dates of Creation
      19 May 1873
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      1 item

Scope and Content

Written from London. Hopes to be in his place on the 21st [for the second Reading of the Repeal Bill]. An MP 'has given a flaming account of the physical and moral benefits of the Acts for the past year. This is a counterblast to our Bill...I am sometimes weary, sick and despairing.

Administrative / Biographical History

'I hope to be in my place on Wednesday' - i.e. be in his place in the House on Wednesday 21 May when the 2nd Reading of Fowlers' Repeal Bill was due to come up

[For history of this struggle over 'Fowler's Repeal Bill' see notes letter of JB to Mr Wilson [6 Apr 1872]

'Pakington' - was a dedicated supporter of the Acts

Biog: Mr AJ Mundella; Mrs Wilson; Slogett; Sir John Pakington