Parliamentary Proceedings In Reference To The Contagious Diseases Acts, 1846 To 1896.

Scope and Content

Extracted From The Journals Of The House Of Commons. List of debates, divisions, reports and bills, etc., relating to enactment of Contagious Diseases Acts, campaign for their repeal, abolition and also campaign against regulation in India and the Colonies.

Note. Tick in left hand column indicates that the document is in HJ Wilson's file; Cross indicates the document is not in his file.

Inserted in front cover:

Typed list of Parliamentary Papers on the Contagious Diseases Acts and Regulation 1852-1904, including several items not mentioned in HJ Wilson's Manuscript list. Covering notes [by Helen Wilson?] adds, `These [i.e. omitted items] are indicated by faint pencil crosses in the first col. It represents papers in the Tothill St List and the references now added show which of these are in the Tothill St files and where they are to be found - the letter or first figure indicating the Volume and the second figure the paper or no. in such file'. `May 31/1905' Also: Division List, Wed 19 Jul 1876 on Sir Harcourt Johnstone's Contagious Diseases Repeal Bill, 2nd reading.