Jules Simon to 'Madame' [Mrs Josephine Butler]

Scope and Content

Photocopy of letter. Written from Assemblee Nationale, Paris. Regrets he is unable to give her active support because of his official position but expresses approval of her work

Administrative / Biographical History

This is dated by letter of 24 Jan 1875 JB to 'Catty' (son, Stanley) telling him of her activities in Paris and how her favourable reception by Jules Simon has altered the attitude of the police to her very markedly. (See note on Simon in letter of 24 Jan 1875)

Biog: Jules Simon (1814-1896); V Schielcher; E de Pressense (1824-1891)