Josephine Butler to Mr Watson

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Written from Liverpool. Their Paris friends in the movement have made an urgent appeal to her for help as they have been challenged to attend an early meeting by the Ex Prefect of Police to fight the question. She very much wants to send them three good men, to start early next week. Please will he forward the letters to anyone he may think likely.

Administrative / Biographical History

Another appeal letter for 'a man in Paris'

See letters of 9, 10, 14 Apr 1875

Biog: Mr Spence Watson (1837-1916) eminent Quaker and Liberal, head of a firm of solicitors in Newcastle on Tyne; M Mettetal; M Lecour; M de Pressense; Arthur Albright; Mr Gibson (Wesleyan); T Pease and other friends; Barton Dell