Josephine Butler to Mr Spencer Watson

Scope and Content

Written from Mr Froude's home at Kingsbridge S Devon. She and her husband are staying with Mr Froude 'one of my husband's oldest friends'. He has discussed with her whether a religious subject for a lecture would be acceptable to a Newcastle audience.

Date: 'I hope that my book may be out in the Autumn'. This was JB's Life of Catharine of Sienna, which was published later in the autumn of 1878.

Administrative / Biographical History

Biog: Mr and Mrs Spencer Watson; Mr J A Froude.