Notes for a speech by Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Scope and Content

Manuscript notes, seven sheets and a smaller sheet, for a speech at Middlesbrough ('Glasgow, Oct 4 1918' and 'Scarborough Oct 12' at the top have been crossed through). Addressing her audience for the first time since they became enfranchised citizens. Attached to the back of p.1 is a press cutting 'Women of England have Saved the Allied Cause, Lloyd George Tells Women's Congress in Paris', 21 Aug 1918, source uncertain. Talks about how women will use their vote in the forthcoming election. Reviews women's war work. 'The education women have had in the suffrage movement has had some share in preparing them for the work of the last four years'. Principles for which suffragists have been fighting.