General History File VI

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      GB 106 3HJW/A/7
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Duplicate and multiple copies of circular letters, leaflets, printed memorials and press cuttings relating to the movement for Repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts from its inception to the repeal in 1886; and also to the movement to ensure the effective abolition of regulation in the Indian Army cantonments 1869-1886; 1891-1893


* The General Election (1874). Tables shewing How the Members of the late Parliament voted on the Question of the Repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts 1870-71-72-73 (undated., 1874) The Substitutes proposed by the Right Honourable HCE Childers, MP (see General History File IV)

* Regulation of Prostitution in the City of Brussels (Report of M. Lenaers, Chief Commissary of Police, 1877) (Private Circulation by British, Continental, & General Federation, undated., c.1877, 32pp)

* An Historical Review of the Present Crisis (with Manifesto of the National Association (National Association for Repeal of Contagious Diseases Acts, Leaflet R, 1883, 8pp)

Emeritus Prof FW Newman, The New Crusades or Duty of the Church (see General History File V)

* J. Birkbeck Nevins, MD, The Moral and Social Objections to the System of Regulated Prostitution which Influenced the British Nation and Parliament to Repeal the Acts, (see General History File V)

* Report Addressed to the Committee by Their Agent (on Regulation in Indian Cantonments) (see General History File V)