Photocopy of two fragments, one with the signature of George Thompson and addressed to Mrs JE Butler and the other having reference to the Contagious Diseases Acts.
George Thompson to JE Butler
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- ReferenceGB 106 3JBL/03/01
- Former ReferenceGB 106 5577
- Dates of Creationc.1870
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[no address] [no date] c.1870
Date: Reference to the Contagious Diseases Acts controversy so date probably c 1870. The two important Acts were passed in 1866 and 1869.
George Thompson was widely known both in his own country and the United States as an anti-slavery advocate. John Bright 'always considered him the liberator of the slaves in the English colonies'
Biog: George Thompson (1804-1878)