Josephine Butler to unknown

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/22/01
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 3979
  • Dates of Creation
      Jan 1883
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

End fragment of a (dictated) letter. Written from Winchester. Dated: some time before the 24 Jan [8 Jan?]. She has had a nice letter from Aaron Powell (of New York) to say that he and his wife are coming over for the Convention (see Note).

Administrative / Biographical History

'I have a nice letter from Aaron Powell.' Mr & Mrs Aaron Powell of New York. They first took the anti-Regulation work seriously on the occasion of the visit of HJ Wilson & Rev Gledstone to the USA in 1876 to propagate Abolitionist principles there. It was largely owing to his devoted work that Regulation was kept out of the USA. He always attended the Triennial Congresses of the International Federation. (Taken from the 'Shield' Aug 1899 p.54). For details of the Convention which they have come for. See letter of JB to Miss Priestman 10 Nov 1882 with Note about Friends Association Convention 24 & 25 Jan 1983. Biog: Mr & Mrs Aaron Powell; M. de Lavaleye; Dr Nevins.