RS Candlish to Mrs Butler

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a letter. Written from Edinburgh. He is unable for health reasons to take an active part in the campaign against the CD Acts, but stresses that he is strongly opposed to the Acts in question.

Administrative / Biographical History

'I am strongly opposed to the Acts in question' - For note on the Contagious Diseases Acts see letter from Charles Kingsley to Mrs Butler [c 1870]. For further details see Subject Index CD Acts

Biog: Robert Smith Candlish (1806-1873)