Josephine Butler to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. A private letter to him and Mrs Wilson explaining their financial position as regards giving. This arose out of a subscription list, which was sent to them with £100. and £50. at the head. George's income only £800. No rent free house and a son at Cambridge and a £100 a year went on £5. and £5. subscriptions.

Administrative / Biographical History

'It will be impossible for him [Dr Burrowes] to go to Richmond'

'Richmond (Yorkshire) election' - Meeting of Northern Counties League Branch. Mr HJ Wilson, Dr Hooppell, etc. ('Shield' 19 Oct 18720 (Rough Record 210). The 2 candidates were: Mr CE Brunskill Cooke supported immediate Repeal of Acts. Dundas supported the Acts but against extension. Mr Dundas elected by majority of 86. Polling 7 Nov 1872. ('Shield' 9 Nov 1872 p 1145 and 26 Oct p 1129). Polling 7 Nov 1872. Mr Dundas was elected by a majority of 86. (For further details see 'Shield' 9 Nov 1872 p 1145)

Biog: Dr Burrowes