Josephine Butler to Miss Mary [Priestman]

Scope and Content

Written from 10 Gilmore Road, Lewisham She is sending a cheque for Margaret [See Note] for expenses of Exeter Hall Meeting [See Note] Praises the work being done by the WLF.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Margaret'; This was Mrs Margaret Tanner, a sister of the Miss Priestmans who occupied the office of Hon. Treasurer of the LNA 'It is for the expenses of the Exeter Hall Meeting.' The Annual Meeting (for 1882) of the LNA was held 12 & 13 Feb 1883; the first meeting for business, women only, was held in Exeter Hall, London. The second, a public meeting, was held in St. James' Hall (for details, see 'Shield', 3 Mar 1883, p.45). WLF = Women's Liberal Federation