Josephine Butler to 'Dear Friend' [Miss Priestman]

Scope and Content

Written from 2 Westminster Chambers [H.Q. Offices]. She has 'engaged the Westminster Town Hall for Sunday the 27th for our Praise Meeting' [see note]. Arranges between them for friends to be circulated about this.

Administrative / Biographical History

Saturday [21 Jun 1886] 'I have engaged the Westminster Town Hall for Sunday the 27th from 4 Jul for our Praise Meeting.' This would be the day before the opening of the Federation Congress on 28 Jun. See letter of 2 Jun about the Sunday meeting also 6 Jun). In letter of Tuesday [11 May] she says 'let us have our praise meeting on the Friday before the Congress and let us call it a meeting for praise for past victory and mercies ...' Biog: Mr Lynn; Mr Collingwood; Dr Hooppell.