Josephine Butler to Mrs Hinde Smith

Scope and Content

Written from Winchester. Thankful to her if she would feel moved to reprint 'my little paper'. 'I am writing in the room of my dear dying niece.'

Administrative / Biographical History

31 Jan [1884] reference to 'dying niece' and 'away at Derby' dates it 1884. Mrs Hinde Smith - a sister of H J Wilson, living at Manchester. She worked for the Cause. 'When I was away at Derby.' See Note for letter of 24 Jan JB to Miss Priestman. 'in the room of my dear dying niece.' i.e. Constance Grey. See Note letter of 24 Jan JB to Miss Priestman. 'I shall be most thankful if you should feel moved to reprint my little paper.' This might be 'Sursum Corda', the substance (much expanded) of a speech delivered at the annual meeting of the LNA in 1871. Biog: Mrs Hinde Smith; Constance Grey.