Mrs Fawcett to Lady Frances Balfour

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Congratulates her on appointment to Royal Commission on Reform of Divorce Laws. First suffragist to hold such an appointment, Disgusted at actions of Women's Freedom League militants at Bermondsey Election (Miss Neilans and Mrs Chapin poured acid in ballot boxes: see 'Votes for Women' by Roger Fulford p.169) Mentions crimes on other side - handcuffing and turning hose on prisoners.