Josephine Butler to Mr Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Liverpool. Writes about the work waiting for Burgess (the Agent) to do in Liverpool. She had arranged a meeting at Oxford and the Vice Chancellor has forbidden it 'he is afraid for the morals of his sweet undergraduates'.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The new reform association'

This was a plan JB had been thinking over for sometime to put new life into the workers in Liverpool. In the past they had depended too much on her; now with one man (Burgess) to stir up their energies and organise their work 'I shall be left grandly free as a local agent'

Biog: W Burgess; J Hardy; WT Swan; W Jowett