Josephine Butler to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. Hopes to fulfil her promise at Sheffield even if she has to speak very shortly. Mentions Mr Wall of Rome who helped with her work in Rome and might be asked to speak a few words about the work in Italy. 'It was he who introduced Mr Stuart to the Roman beggars of which you may have heard.'

Notes: 'I have great hopes of just being able to fulfil my promise at Sheffield even if I have to speak very shortly.'

This was in connection with the meetings at Sheffield on 15 and 16 Nov. (For a detailed account of this and the other meetings see 'The Shield' 1 Dec 1875 pp 297-9).

Administrative / Biographical History

Biog: Dr Carter; Mr Wall; Mr Nathan; Charlotte Wilson (wife of Henry Wilson); Gertrude Wilson (sister of Henry Wilson).