Josephine Butler to 'dear Friend' [Miss Forsaith]

Scope and Content

Photocopy of letter. Written from [Wooler, Northumberland]

She finds that since she became so ill she has been able to abdicate her anxieties about her whole family and to feel that 'the Lord has now the whole burden'. JB gives further directions about the Diary [see Note about this in letter of 5 Apr 1904]

Administrative / Biographical History

9 Apr [1904]

'I hope Mr Stuart will get into Parliament for our Cause' James Stuart was defeated in the elections of 1900 and 1910, but in 1906 he was re-elected MP for Sunderland and remained their member till 1910. He was therefore under Campbell-Bannerman's government formed Dec 1905 and HH Asquith's formed Apr 1908

Biog: Mrs Terrell