Josephine Butler to Miss Priestman

Scope and Content

Postcard. Written from Oxford. Asks them to send word to Mr Wilson on which four ladies should be elected to be members of our Federation council; suggests Mary Carpenter, Florence Nightingale,. Mrs Nichol and Eliza Wigham.

Administrative / Biographical History

'members of our Federation Council'

This was the Council of the International Federation for Abolition set up on 19 Mar 1875. (See letter of 12 Mar- JB to HJ Wilson)

Biog: Miss Mary Carpenter; Florence Nightingale; Mrs Nichol; Eliza Wigham; Mrs McLaren; Mrs Lucas