Josephine Butler to [the Priestmans]

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. Bligh the Agent was to be used to do 'some quiet 'spy' work in a 'subjected town' during Christmas and New Year. He has done such good work and improved himself so much that the Committee have recommended a rise in pay for him. She had a useful visit to London.

Administrative / Biographical History

Date: no year given but reference to Bligh and Mr Burgess 'working excellently together in Wales. See letter of 12 Nov.

'A subjected town'

This was town which came under the working of the CD Acts because it was the headquarters of a military or naval establishment. Such were Devonport (naval) and Colchester (military)

Biog: H Bligh (agent), W Burgess (agent)