Josephine Butler to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. Says 23 Oct will suit her to attend the first Annual Meeting of the League. She would like guidance on what sort of stimulus or advice their workers need at present. She has had such a wonderful holyday and rest.

Administrative / Biographical History


'The League'

The Northern Counties League formed Aug 1872. See note on letter of JB to HJ Wilson 26 Aug 1872. The 1st annual meeting was held 23 Oct at Darlington. (see 'Shield' 1 Nov 1873 p 354)

'I have had such a lovely holy day and rest and am full of thankfulness to Got ad to friends ...'

Money was raised by friends of the Butlers to enable them to take a good holiday of about 3 months (Jul-Sep) in Switzerland. See letters between RF Martineau and HJ Wilson in Apr and May of that year