Mrs Elizabeth Malleson to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Camp Cottage, Wimbledon Common, London SW. Reports that Mr Fowler [who introduced what is known as 'Fowler's Repeal Bill' in 1873 which was not passed] attended their Committee meeting to confer upon Parliamentary action and prospects with regard to his Bill. With the object of encouraging him the Committee suggested that the Northern Counties League should invite him to a Conference before Parliament meets.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Fowler's Bill' - For history of the attempts of Mr Fowler MP to get his Repeal Bill passed. See note with letter of JB to Mr Wilson [6] Apr 1872. (It was finally thrown out on 21 May 1873)

Biog: Mrs Elizabeth Malleson; William Fowler MP; Mr Henley MP; Mundella MP; Mr PA Taylor MP