Josephine Butler to 'Dearest Friend' [Miss Priestman]

Scope and Content

Written from Winchester. Suggests that the LNA Committee should sanction drawing up on behalf of the LNA a memorial of thanks to Lord Shaftsbury 'for his beautiful pleading for equality in the House of Lords.

Administrative / Biographical History

1 Jun [1884] no year, but reference to Lord Shaftsbury's speech in the House of Lords means 1883 or 1884. Lord S. 1801-1885. Black edged paper would be for her niece Constance who died Feb 18 1884. (See Note letter of [Jan 24 1884]. Biog: Lord Shaftesbury; Mrs Ormiston Chant.