Josephine Butler to 'Dear Friend' [Miss Forsaith]

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Photocopy of letter. Written from Galewood, Nr Wooler, Northumberland

She is at peace, though she suffers a good deal. Will she send her 'Wings' when it is out. Has had a cordial note from Rev RJ Campbell, in which he expresses sympathy with our Abolitionist cause, as also does Dr Torrey. Marshall (publisher) has sent him her 'Reminiscences' and will her friend send him a copy of 'The hour before the dawn'.

Administrative / Biographical History

7 Nov [1903]

'You will send me 'Wings' when it is out.'

Constant reference to JB's letters to this periodical, the official organ of the 'Women's Total Abstinence Union'.

1st mention of it: postcard JB to Miss Forsaith 16 Sep 1897.

Biog: Dr Agnes McLaren, RJ Campbell, Dr Torrey, RA.