Josephine Butler to [unknown]

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Photocopy of a fragment of letter (no first or last page). No date but written at the beginning of Boer War which was declared on 10 Oct 1899

Her theme is 'God will not forsake us. If other European countries even join hand in hand against us, yet we shall stand the test, and come out of the trial nobler and better' . She thinks the Government have been wanting in foresight in not having our forces sent out rather sooner.