Lilian Daly to Millicent Garrett Fawcett

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Asks for information on Courts for minors in Britain, as they hope to have them set up in Ceylon, where there is a great need. Asks if there is any woman with legal knowledge who would go to enquire into guardianship of girl wards. Accommodation would be given at Miss Chapman's school at Kandy

Note, in Mrs Fawcett's hand: Has recommended that the Governor of Ceylon should be got to appoint a local woman with legal training 'to be the guardian of these girls on the lines of the appointment held by Miss Cornelia Sorabji for the protection of purdah women in India'. Manuscript.