John Shaw McLaren (surgeon) to Josephine Butler

Scope and Content

Typed copy letter. Written from 14 Walker St, Edinburgh. He had been greatly moved by reading the life of her husband and would like to express his appreciation of her valiant fight. Perhaps he could come to see her when he is next in the south as he feels she could help him over certain difficulties. [John Shaw was married to a sister of Dr Elsie Inglis]

Administrative / Biographical History

'The feelings that have been stirred in me by reading your 'Personal Reminiscences' of your life of Canon Butler'. These books by Josephine Butler were: 'Recollections of George Butler' (1892) and 'Personal Reminiscences of a Great Crusade' (1896).

John Shaw McLaren married c 1899 Dr Elsie Inglis, sister Eva

Biog: Dr John Shaw McLaren