Amelie Humbert to Mrs Tanner

Scope and Content

Written from Ewart Park, Northumberland.

Says she hopes to go back to Neuchatel for Easter so can take the cheque for her father when she goes. JB greatly interested in the accounts of the good meetings the American ladies had in Bristol. They are getting on with preparations for the Congress. Death of Sir James Stansfeld a great blow; also felt deeply on the Continent. Mild winter has helped JB to keep well.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The good meetings of the American ladies in Bristol'

In the Shield of Mar 1898 (p 87) is an account of a meeting held at the Victoria Rooms, Clifton on the night of 4 Feb to hear an address on 'the Re-enactment of State Regulation of Vice in India'. Mrs Andrew and Dr Bushnell addressed the meeting 'not as an advocate or a plea but as a witness'

'Mrs Butler is very busy already with the preparation of the Congress ...'

The International Congress of the Federation was held in London on 12-15 Jul 1898. It was her last great effort of organisation

Biog: Dr Bushnell & Mrs Andrew, Sir James Stansfeld, Amelie Humbert