Josephine Butler to Albert Rutson

Scope and Content

Typed copy letter. Thanks him for his help with Macmillan over the tract. A great many people have asked for copies; some people are shocked, 'there are men who had no idea that there was any pressure for employment among us'. She blames Trades Unions for the total exclusion of women from employment. A 1000 copies of the tract have been printed. She goes to Cambridge on the 20th.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The tract' - See note 1 in letter of May 7 1868

'Endowed Schools Commissioners' - Under the Endowed Schools Act of 1869, Lord Lyttelton, Arthur Hobhouse and Canon Robinson were appointed as Commissioners with powers of reorganising endowed schools

Biog: Frederic Harrison; Lord Lyttelton,