Josephine Butler to Henry Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Edensor, Derbyshire. Written in James Stuart's hand. Asks Wilson to supply the Evangelical Gospel man with papers to take abroad. About the distribution of her pamphlet 'Une voix dans le desert'. M Humbert is anxious for her to aid the distribution of it in England. The Evangelical man ought to take the Appeal to the French churches. Has asked Mr Llewelyn to send him a 100 copies for the itinerant (see letter dated 23 Aug from Mr Llewelyn on behalf of Josephine to Henry Wilson)

Administrative / Biographical History

For note on 'Une voix dans le desert' see letter of 31 Jul JB to Mr HJ Wilson

'The French appeal from the Birmingham and other ladies'

This was an 'Address from the Ladies' Committees of Great Britain and Ireland associated for the suppression of state-regulated prostitution to the ladies of Switzerland recently leagued together for the same purpose'. A shortened version of this in an English translation is given in 'The Shield' 1 Sep 1875 p 252

'Appeal to the French churches' 'The letter to the LNA' Extracts from Mrs Butler's 'Letter to the LNA' was given in The 'Shield' of 1 Sep 1875 p 249

Biog: Mrs Kenway; Mr Appia