Mrs Ursula Bright to Mr HJ Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Alderley Edge, Manchester. Points out the difficulty of getting a candidate to stand against Childers who is ' a popular and able member of the Government'. Would like Mr Fothergill to come and see her after he leaves Pontefract.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The general election can't be far off' Gladstone dissolved Parliament Jan 1874. A general election followed and was over by the middle of Feb, resulting in a Conservative victory

Biog: HCE Childers, Mr Fothergill, Lord Pollington, Mrs Ursula Bright