WE Gladstone to Josephine Butler

Scope and Content

Photocopy. Written from 23 Carlton House Terrace, London SW. Gladstone explains his vote in the House against the Repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts

Administrative / Biographical History

Gladstone explains his vote in the House against the 'Repeal of the CD Acts'. See Rough Record 304, 23 Jun 1875.

'Sir Harcourt Johnstone's Bill for Repeal of CD Acts thrown out ... Harcourt Johnstone, Henley and Stansfeld spoke. Ayes 126; Noes 308. (see 'Shield' 1 Jul 1875 p 185)

Biog: WE Gladstone (1809-98)