Josephine Butler to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. She worries desperately about the foreign work 'because I promised to guide it and do the work and now I am broken down'. Asks him to enter foreign news received in her news book. Asks him to send an encouraging circular to their principle friends or centres.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dated by HJW 'about 11 May 1875'

'I feel as if I was doomed'

Her letter does not show this - she expresses herself clearly and distinctly and the piece written at the side of the paper has the true upward slant of optimism with no downward slope of depression

Biog: Dr Carter; G Nathan; Mrs Venturi; Londini; Mr Llewelyn