Josephine Butler to Albert Rutson

Scope and Content

Two typed copies of letter. Written from Gilsland. To say that when she gets home she must claim his help about her father's Life. Meanwhile she is 'creeping on with it'. She feels so intensely as Grey here in the North. She has been out Black Prince [horse] who is the admiration of everyone.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Gilsland' - This was a lonely spot on the Northumberland moors where JB loved to retreat after an exhausting period of work

'my father's life'

'Memoir of John Grey of Dilston' Edinburgh, 1869