Inez Ferguson to Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Scope and Content

Typed, duplicated. Encloses the text of the invitation to the Paris Conference, and also a letter from Miss Sheepshanks, both for members of the Executive Committee

Enclosed:

1. Copy of a letter (in English) from Mme Schlumberger inviting delegates, and also a circular with further information on the conference (copies of items of 10 Jan, above)

2. Copy of Miss Sheepshanks' letter, quoting an article from the German women's suffrage official organ, which appeals for an end to the blockade on Germany which will cause widespread starvation, and asks for the support of other women's suffrage organisations to influence their governments to this end. Miss Sheepshanks says she has investigated the food situation in Germany and that the situation was extremely bad. Asked whether a reply had been sent to a telegram which, the article said, had been sent to women's suffrage societies in England