Josephine Butler to Miss Forsaith

Scope and Content

Written from Ewart, Northumberland. She has received a letter from M. Louis Comte from St Etienne, France expressing the same feelings she has about the White Slave Traffic Conference. He felt that France must not only be represented by Regulationists. He is poor and wants a cheap hotel to go to in London. Asks her to pass on letter to Mr Gregory who might be able to help.

Administrative / Biographical History

18 Apr [1899] Year same as two letters of JB 22 Apr 1899 which deal with the White Slave Traffic Conference of 1899 held in London and 'this poison of Regulationists' among the delegates.

'M. Louis Comte writes from St Etienne to express the same that I have about the Slave Traffic Conference'

See letters from JB of 11 and 14 Apr 1899.

'As to the 2nd edition of my book - the copies you have. I think you had better settle with Horace Marshall at any rate'

This was 'Personal Reminiscences of a Great Crusade', published by Horace Marshall, first edition 1896; 2nd edition 1899.

Biog: Pasteur, Louis Comte, Senator Berénger