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Madam To The Editor Of The Jsnglish Woma...
wealthy wife ; for after the order is granted , the husband who should possess lik himself other of his robber wife ' s earning If a petition s or proper to parliament ty , would were be liable got to punishmen ing that t
the any discretionary power . of the police magistrates might be increased up , pray to this would extent , it would a blessing surel indeed y receive to the thousands working of women signa of tures Eng . land If gran and t ed , ht it
the be a number step prove towards of ye lica t tions greater for improvemen relief that t would s in the ensue law , the by extent revealing , to , which from g domestic oppression app is practised in this country . Might , I suggest that the
organization of such a petition would be a work worthy of the Editors of this w Journal ell be under ?—but taken if their bsome time of be the too ladies fully who occup frequent ied for such the reading a task , -rooms it might in
Princes Streetif there y be any who . possess energy and leisure to devote to such a useful and , noble cause . l
being For a myself , I fear I must be an idle spectator of _Coujsttoix other peop Resident le ' s abors . ,
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To The Editor Of The English Woman's Jou...
To the Editor of the English Woman ' s Journal .
Deab Madam , I have read with great interest in your last number ( for December , 1858 ) behalf of the " of Eng Life lishwoman ' s Journal " the the appeal existence to all of heads the of families on
( devoted also to femal Assurance e advancement . During as well as to other objects " affecting Waverley the " f important the ori object ination of hum f fund an we b al ) which I addressed the immediate to you a and letter pressing with suggestions necessities
or goa y or of bo a wido -brothers w ' famil on y , the or demise helpless of d t ependen he wido t w s or of female a single fema t le o , f such y si st tt le y , suppor
the household entirel death y orp , of hans other ght , but be ( widows re by liev h er or o no w sing n t b con le y t appeal females ribution to ) s members charity , during on h of behalf the working sisterhood of the life now , on of formation
which I would here suggest the . three be Simp intimated shillings ly a w b omen should her ' during or be ladies payable life ' club for If , twenty her to whic famil d h y , on or annual the member decease lou s t th of ereof tw any o , t memb housand shou er ld ,
y . y members would be , secured £ 3 only to would each be bereaved paid to famil the y club . _3 _STow "by eac if h a member person , aged but £ fifty 300 £ 100 onlwhich is t
her wishes ( funeral £ 4 to and expenses assure upwards her being life annuall added for y ; to whereas immediate y , by the famil Mutual a y very wants Eamil inade , ) y it qua Aid will e Club sum cost , ,
deducting as it might onl be y the called expenses , three of times postage that to amount the two would thousan be d guaranteed members , , making them aware of the death , £ 8 6 s . 10 d ., and other expenses of
colfamil lection , £ the 290 whole at least of which . The would intended not reci exceed ients £ 10 of , leaving this benefit for the should bereaved be bound y to continue members for two years p after the death of the widowor
on as same other three such sum female terms shiUings : but support . the , And no contributions of daughter to the this famil no or doubt y on even , and each they son thus death woul would secure being d _object superadd to so the comp to next such efforts ar bereaved ativel engagement to y obtain small , the of the removedsuch lan
the a new permanent of medical member examinations in the room would one be obviated . for By a mutual a p aid sh are society are to annoyance of secure would the profits to not parties be of necessaril the entirel company y y uninterested so . anxious A contribution about in the medical welfare of two , certificates shillings of families by which their each
person , besides the three shillings payable at the death of each member ,
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), March 1, 1859, page 70, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01031859/page/70/