Written from Hotel Bellevue, Neuchatel. She had arrived there from Geneva where she had written a distracted note. Stuart had been supporting her but now they both wish that George and Hatty were there too. She paints a vivid picture of the hidden and secret vices (the girls are kept under lock and key) of that clean and orderly town where there is never a prostitute in the streets. 'It is the combination of the greedy insatiable debauchery and license of Paris, with the cold, heavy Old Testament expression...of Calvin'.
Josephine Butler to Hatty Meuricoffre
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- ReferenceGB 106 3JBL/09/18
- Former ReferenceGB 106 3115
- Dates of Creation5 Feb 1875
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Administrative / Biographical History
Late Friday night
Edith = Edith Leupold JB's niece resident at Genoa
Tully = Mrs Mary Ann Garston, JB's sister known to the family as Aunt Tully
'When do she and Ethel come to you?'
Ethel was the only daughter of Mrs Garson (JB's sister). She married Mr Frank Budd
Biog: James Stuart; Mr Turrettini (Procureu General); Mme Venturi; Pere Hyacinthe; Pastor Borel; Prof Hornung; Mr Budd; Madame Burdel; Mr Buscarlet; Mrs Garston