Rebecca Jarrett

Standard Name: Jarrett, Rebecca


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politics Josephine Butler
In the early months of 1885, Butler had been introduced to reformed prostitute Rebecca Jarrett by Florence Booth , daughter of the Salvation Army founders Catherine and William Booth . JB then introduced her friend...
Textual Production Josephine Butler
JB published her portrait Rebecca Jarrett, about the reformed prostitute who had helped W. T. Stead expose sexual traffic in children.
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23 October 1885
The trial began in London of W. T. Stead and others for the abduction of Eliza Armstrong , purchased as a white slave.
Early November 1885
Four of the six defendants in the W. T. Stead abduction case (following his attempt to expose the white slave trade) were found guilty.