Appreciation for Wallace's article about the Women's Movement in the Daily Chronicle.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Total Pages : 4
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: O'Dell, Sandra
Transcription date: April 9, 2015
Scrutiny: 09/04/2015 - Benny, Ruth;
Signed off: no
Dec[ember]. 8. 1893
Dear Dr. Wallace:
Let me express to you the reverent gratitude felt by Lady Henry Somerset2 and myself, in reading the recent interview that you accorded to a representative of The Daily Chronicle3.
It is the high water-mark of the Woman [sic] Movement4 thus far.
I am sending you my Editorial in Lady Henry's paper The Woman's Herald5 and am
Yours sincerely, | Frances E Willard6 [signature]
1. Page numbered 130 in pencil in top RH corner.
2. Lady Henry Somerset (née Lady Isabella Caroline Somers-Cocks) (1851-1921). British philanthropist, temperance leader and campaigner for women's rights.
3. British newspaper published in London from 1872 to 1930, when it merged with the Daily News to become the News Chronicle.
4. The Women's Movement originated in the 1850's, campaigning for improved female rights in employment, education, property ownership and women's suffrage.
5. Originally The Women's Penny Paper (1888-1890), later The Woman's Herald (1891-1893). Lady Henry Somerset became editor in 1893. The political stance of the paper was both feminist and progressive, without allegiance to any particular party.
6. Willard, Frances Elizabeth Caroline (1839-1898). American educator, temperance reformer and women's suffragist.
7. Blank page with "(Journal)" overwritten "(Social)" in pencil at centre top and "Frances E Willard" written beneath.
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