Josephine Butler to Miss Priestman.

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/31/02
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 4253
  • Dates of Creation
      26 Jan 1892
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Written from Wimbledon (dictated by Josephine Butler's to her niece Constance Bolton). Her aunt is very ill and asks for her friends' prayers; she has been nursing her for a week. She wants to live 'I haven't time to die dear, when Uncle George's Life is still unfinished'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Constance Bolton (b.1866) was one of the three daughters of Emily Georgina, youngest sister of JB, now married for the 3rd time to Mr FW Thomas. She was a sister of Rhoda married to Stanley. Constance married later in 1892 Mr Frank Hudson.

'Uncle George's life is still unfinished.' Published under the title of 'Recollections of George Butler' later in that year.

Biog: Constance Bolton