Millicent Garrett Fawcett to Sir Edward Grey

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(Copy). Mrs Fawcett says she has made the required alterations. The memorandum was not intended to have any publicity, but hopes to be able to show it to her committee, the Women's Liberal Federation committee and that of the Conservative and Unionist Women's Suffrage Society. Typed.

Attached: Copy of the memorandum referred to, marked 'Please return to MGF 2 Gower Street WC'. Dated 11 Dec 1911 but is the altered form of it, on the lines of Sir Edward Grey's letter of 14 Dec 1911. It records that the report in the London morning papers was incorrect; Sir Edward's attitude to moving the amendment; and the possibility of the amendment being on the lines of the Norwegian legislation