Josephine Butler to Miss Priestman

Scope and Content

Written from [Winchester]. Refers to the demand for and therefore the need to send literature to the Colonies. Two difficulties: expense of postage and present stocks are getting low. Suggests obtaining some of the mass of papers left in such order by Mr Banks [formerly secretary at the Headquarters of the Society in London]

Administrative / Biographical History

15 Nov [1888] no year but refers to 'no improvement' in her husband and in 1889 they were abroad and here she is obviously writing from England so 1888. 'I enclose the reply of Mr Digby.' He was Secretary to the Indian Political Agency in London. See letter of 15 Oct 1888 JB to Miss Priestman. Biog: Mrs Aldis; Mr Digby; Mr Shaen; Mr Banks; Mr W Malleson.