Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith

Scope and Content

Photocopy of letter. Written from Cheltenham.

A visit from Mr Stuart for the weekend he very kindly suggested a visit from her friend and gave her the money for the return fare to Cheltenham. Sends her a scrap from her brother [Charles] in Ireland 'he knows the Bishop who wrote to me in trouble' [see letter of 5 Aug]. He is Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of all Ireland, Dr Alexander. It was he who wrote that short touching 'Soldier's Prayer' which Lord Roberts requested (in South Africa) that every soldier should have a copy of.

Administrative / Biographical History

Monday 11 Aug [1902]

'He does not think there will be much work at the Office before or after the Brussels Conference'

The Federation Conference was held that year in Brussels on 1 Sep

Biog: (Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of Ireland) Dr Alexander, James Stuart