Photocopy of letter. Written from Geneva. He had been deeply moved by her speech at the meeting so much so as to offer his services to the cause in England or on the Continent.
Pere Hyacinthe (Charles Loyson) to Mrs Butler
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'Je rentre tres emue des paroles si chretiennes et si humaines que vous nous avez fait entendre'
Geneva was the last port of call for JB on her first Continental tour in her crusade which started in Paris in Dec 1874. From Paris she went to Italy and then to Geneva where she met and made friends with Dr Hornung, Prof of Jurisprudence at the University and Mme de Gingins, widow of an aristocrat who became a staunch ally of JB. Also Pere Hyacinthe who 'spoke beautifully'. The admiration was mutual as this letter shows
See also letter from JB to Mr Edmondson dated Feb 7 1875
Biog: Pere Hyacinthe (Charles Loyson ) (1827-1912)