Josephine Butler to 'Beloved' [Miss Forsaith, Harriet]

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  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/49/16
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 5466
  • Dates of Creation
      26 Feb 1905
  • Physical Description
      1 item

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Photocopy of a letter. Written from [Wooler, Northumberland]

Received the good news of their coming next Saturday (4 Mar) and gives them detailed directions about the journey ('we are quite off the main Express Line') with personal remarks about the homes of her parents and herself in Northumberland. She has had a correspondence with Mr Allan as she wants him 'to fling his vision beyond England'. She has written her about incorporating a good deal of the last 'Bulletin' [the organ of the Federation] in the 'Shield'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sunday 26 Feb 1905

'Incorporating a good piece of the last 'Bulletin' in the 'Shield'

This referred to:

Le Bulletin Continental: Revue mensuelle des interets de la moralite publique. Organe de la Federation Brittannique et Continentale pour l'abolition de la Prostitution: sous direction de M Aime Humbert, Neuchatel (later published at Geneva)

Aimee 1, no 1 15 Dec 1875 - annee 74 no 114 Jan / Feb 1948 renamed Bulletin Abolitionste: Organ centrale de la Federation Abolitioniste internationale - Geneva 1949 - in progress

'in one [letter] I told you of my correspondence with dear Mr Allan'

See letter of 12 Feb 1905, JB to Miss Forsaith and Harriet

Biog: John Wesley, Maurice Gregory, Mr Allan