Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith and other friends

Scope and Content

Two copies of a letter. Written from Brussels

Account of 'the presentation of our Lausanne Petition from women to the Grand Conseil of the Canton de Vaud'. There were nearly 6,000 signatures representing more than two thirds of the adult female population of Lausanne.

'The infamous 22 Mar at Geneva' For an account of the scenes in Geneva at this period see Josephine Butler's letters from Geneva from Feb 1896.

Administrative / Biographical History

Biog: Louis Bridel, M Bergner, M Ruchonnet, M de Meuron