Josephine Butler to [an old friend at Cape Town]

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. Introducing her nephew Lt. Morrison RN who expects shortly to call at Cape Town and would be glad to call on him (the son of her sister Eliza b.1819, then married to her second husband Manson). JB reports that the 'cause in England is now progressing'.

Administrative / Biographical History

'nephew, Lieutenant W L Morrison RN'

This was the son of JB eldest sister, Eliza, b 1819. She married: 1. Morrison; 2. Masson. Her daughter Edith married a Swiss, Leopold, and lived at Genoa. JB and her family were frequent and welcome visitors there