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To The Editor Of The English Woman's Jou...
those act out who the deny sentiment to a deserted who would wife the warml means y disavow of earning it , and a virtuous such in sub fact sistence do all .
medium But I will of communica say no more tion . with I confess the publi that c I in have the hope chosen that your the columns case whose as a
peculiari properl ties estimate I have the sketched difficulties , may and be disadvantages broug , ht before under a class which of ladies their who sex
labors when y an act of indiscretion has dislodged them from their vantage ground . If any further particulars are required , I hold myself in readiness
to give thi the t necessary o meet or exp miti lanation te , a and case shall of feel what a hi I gh consider gratification to be in doing great
any hardshi p . ga I give you my addressand amMadamwith the best wishes for the
success of your Journal , , , , Yours obedientl A Fathee y , .
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Open Council. 429
OPEN COUNCIL . 429
To The Editor Of The ~Englis7i Woman's J...
To the Editor of the ~ Englis 7 i Woman ' s Journal , Madam Wellington , Somerset ,
, t Femal ical It is sp e ir with Educated it which the deepest it . Labor has , interest aroused and have . th . at Perm rejoiced I have it me to read observe to add your one the exce suggestion earnest llent paper and to prac those upon
wh strange ich h or ave novel alrea , having dy claimed alread y y our been _notice occas . iona It ll is y one carried that out will with not the appear happiest tion results . , and . might easily and rapidly be brought into very general
opera It is to intrust as far as possible the conduct of our Post-Offices to female m would anagemen qualif t , se them lecting for - those the duties whose of abilities the appointment , education b , an t d wh moral o from character adverse
circumstances y are now obtaining an insufficient livelihood , . Such persons are to be found in town and neihbourhoodand I would suggest that
whenever a vacancy every occurs , the preference g should , be given by the post-office authorities to female instead of male candidates .
The In support labor of connected this I beg with to offer a post the -office following does considerations not require much . physical power eye , strict , perhaps integrity we mi , a ght retentiv enumerate e memory the chief , and qua pati lifications ent industry as quickness , in none o of f
which requisites are women , inferior to men , indeed many would uphold the tained in opposite A social gain b , theory standing for the equal . , loyment in salaries energy of it , femal wi education ll e be labor evident , and in these that general offices a class ability of And perso would the ns position hi be ob her
would not y be an emp exposed one , as the salaries now current . would allow of two or more persons sharing the responsibilities of the office . For to many
dences widows not with their one or own more , are daug suffering hters , the or for saddest two priv sister ations s who ,. « from uch , a improvi position -
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Feb. 1, 1860, page 429, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01021860/page/69/