Rescue Society of London

Connections

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politics Josephine Butler
JB received a letter from Daniel Cooper , secretary of the Rescue Society , supporting the efforts of the Ladies' National Association to repeal the Contagious Diseases Acts.
Butler, Josephine. Personal Reminiscences of a Great Crusade. Hyperion Press, 1989.
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Timeline

1853
The Evangelical Rescue Society of London was formed.
1877
The Rescue Society of London reported that most prostitutes were in their late teens, and that they quickly became diseased.
1881
A voluntary treatment centre for prostitutes was opened by the Rescue Society of London .