Josephine Butler to Miss Priestman

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Written from Wimbledon. Thanks her warmly for the £30 for secretarial expenses. Pleasant to be permitted to look forward to seeing her in Bern.[Bern Conference held Sep 1872]

Administrative / Biographical History

'It [£30 sent] will set me free from having to persecute dear Mr Stuart from whom it is exceedingly difficult to get anything for Mr Burfoot's services.' (See letters of 30 Jan 1891; 11 Feb 1891; 23 Apr 1891)

'It is pleasant to be permitted to look forward to seeing you in Bern.'

The International Conference of the Federation was held that year at Bern in Sep. (Reported in the 'Dawn' Jan 1893 p.3)

'Your visit did me only good and no harm.' This was the 21st (see letter of 18 May, JB to Miss Priestmans)

Biog: Mr Stuart, Mr Burfoot