Josephine Butler to 'Dear Beloveds' [Miss Forsaith etc]

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a letter. Written from 2 Victoria Villas, Wooler, Northumberland.

The move has taken a good deal of the strength out of her. Influenza [from Russia, as she maintains] is still raging. She has had much correspondence with Mr Allan and is glad to find she can help him. Signs herself 'Your loving old friend in her 79th year (in a few days).

Administrative / Biographical History

Move to 2 Victoria Villas was on 31 Mar 1906. See letters of 17 Mar and 18 Mar.

'Your loving old friend in her 79th year (in a few days).'

JB died at the end of 1906 in her 79th year when she was 78.

This letter therefore can be dated as written in 1906.