General History File V, Letter Numbers 1275-1542

Scope and Content

Correspondence, circulars, notes, leaflets, articles from journals, press cuttings, relating to the Abolition of the Contagious Diseases Acts, Apr 1886, the campaign to abolish regulation in the colonies and especially in the Indian Cantonments and opposition to opinion favouring restoration of the Contagious Diseases Acts at home. (Nos. 1523-1542, not dated but mainly 1870s). Includes a number of items, some of which are described below.