Flora Annie Steel to Miss Routledge

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Letter, written from Talgarth Hall, Pennal, Machynlleth, [Wales], 25 Nov, no year, but she was Chairwoman of the Writer's Club in 1898. Apologises for her deficiencies as Chairwoman. Comments on proposed new rules for Club, foreseeing difficulty with the 30 members. Proposes a House Committee, as in a man's club, which has powers to suspend members pending enquiry. Club suffers from 'feminine insubordination'. 'Really it is the discipline we want'.