Josephine Butler to Miss Anne Clough

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. She puts forward the point that it is desirable to get their payments and fees definitely fixed if they were to become a permanent institution and engages lecturers on a permanent basis. Notes that 'Miss Wolstenholme writes very sensibly' [For note on Miss Wolstenholme see letter 27 Apr 1868]. Says she has been 'working very hard at her book of Essays'. [This was a symposium entitled 'Woman's work and Woman's Culture' which she had been asked by Macmillan to edit and to introduce. In her introduction she urged the proper training of women for skilled employment.]

[2 items Letter and envelope]

Administrative / Biographical History

'I am working very hard at my book of Essays' - This was 'Women's Work and Women's Culture' 1869. References to this publication, ed by JB, may be found in the letters: 11 Jan 1869; 27 May 1869 and 30 Jun 1869 with a special note in the letter of 30 Jun 1869 (JB to Mme Troubnikoff)

Biog: Miss Elmy Wolstenholme ; Miss Ann Jemime Clough (1820-1892);