Josephine Butler to Miss Priestman

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  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/33/26
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 4336
  • Dates of Creation
      13 Jun 1894
  • Physical Description
      1 item

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Written at 29 Tooting Bec Road, Balham, London. Dated 13 Jun, no year, but reference to Conference held in London suggests 1894.

'I shall not dare to undertake any journey before our Conference'

Hopes to put in an appearance at the Conference; she is improving though rather slowly. Last directions about speakers [see letter of 30 Jun 1894].

The International Federation Conference was held on 10-14 Jul 1894 in London.

'The Conversazione' was held on the evening of 11 Jul in the large room of St Martin's Town Hall.

'You recollect at The Hague'. The International Conference of the Federation was held at The Hague on 21-24 Sep 1893.

(For full account see the 'Dawn' Aug 1894 p 1-32)

'My son is going on well though he still needs much care'. This was George who suffered the serious accident with injury to his head at the end of Apr 1894.