Josephine Butler to Rhoda Butler

Scope and Content

Photocopy of letter. Written from Ewart, Wooler, Northumberland

Asks her to send her two pieces of music as there are no manuscripts except songs and she would like to play on her old grand piano. Gives some family news and a few words on prayer.

'The Montagus are kind and let him [George] alone, with Mia to nurse him'

Administrative / Biographical History

The Montagus are the Montagu Butlers. (Montagu brother-in-law of Josephine Butler). From 1886 Montagu was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. He married Agnata Ramsey as his 2nd wife in 1888. The Butlers often stayed with them.

Biog: Henry Montagu Butler