Josephine Butler to Emily Ford

Scope and Content

Written from The Close, Winchester. She encloses notices of meetings [of the Friends' Association Convention. See Note] Josephine Butler continues with her religious homily begun in her letter to Emily of 16 Jun 1882. Asks her if she will bring Lady Mount Temple with her to the Convention.

Administrative / Biographical History

This follows on in its theme the letter of 16 Jun 1882, also addressed to Emily Ford. 'Enclosed are notices of meetings. Can you come to some?' The meetings referred to were those of the Convention of Prayer organised by the Friends' Association for 24 & 25 Jan. [For Note on this Convention see JB to Miss Priestman 10 & 11 Nov 1882]. This gives us the year of the letter. Biog: Emily Ford; Lady Mount Temple (see under Cowper Temple).