Invitations to become President - declined

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Correspondence date mainly from 1976 to 1979

Invitations were declined by Jack Ashley, Lord Avebury, Lord Eric Fletcher, Mr Gladwyn Hughes, Baroness Lockwood, Lord Lovell-Davis, Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede, Lord Raglan, Lord Donald Soper, Mary Stocks, Baroness Summerskill, Lord Willis, Lord Wedderburn

Correspondence with Lena Jeger, who withdrew her acceptance to become president, provides information surrounding the confusion about whether or not the Josephine Butler Society had decided to 'wind itself up'