Dr Alice Ker to her daughters

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From Holloway Prison. 'Miss Billinghurst, the tricycle lady is going out on the 11th and will take this'. She gives detailed timetable of the day in prison; meals, exercise, 'associated labour'. Chapel etc. Warm in her praise of Mr Hankinson, the Unitarian Minister (see also letters of Mrs Taylor from prison; she has the same opinion of him). Gives her directions how to send in clandestine notes sewn into clothes sent in for her. 'We have not hunger-struck because a message came in to wait till Parliament meets again on Wednesday, when it is thought our privileges will be given'. Praise the Prison Library; is reading a lot. Of Miss Billinghurst; 'we shall miss her very much when she goes out.'