Josephine Butler to Mr Jowett

Scope and Content

Copy of a letter, copied and signed by JB. Letter written as a reply to a letter or article by Jowett probably between 1860 and 1870

Administrative / Biographical History

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'Mr Jowett' - was Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893), Master of Balliol (1870-1893); 1845 ordained priest; 1855 Regius Professor of Greek

The Butlers were resident in Oxford the first five years of their married life (1852-1857) and were well acquainted with Jowett. The letter was written as a reply to a letter or article by Jowett, probably between 1860 and 1870

Biog: Dr Benjamin Jowett