Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith and other friends

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/37/15
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 4428
  • Dates of Creation
      23 Feb1897
  • Physical Description
      1 item

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