TAYLOR, Helen. 18155

£100

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Autograph Letter Signed ‘Helen Taylor’, addressed “Dear Madam”, explaining that she can not attend the Conference due to a carriage accident, sending earnest wishes for the Conference’s success, and sending an increased subscription of £5. 3 pp. 6 x 4 inches, a few blemishes and holes to the second leaf where formerly mounted, otherwise in good condition. Avignon, 12 March 1891. Uncommon. “… there seems need for a revival of energy in the great work of opposition to the State regulation of vice.” Helen Taylor (1831–1907), English feminist, writer and actress. She was the daughter of Harriet Taylor Mill and stepdaughter of John Stuart Mill. After the death of her mother, she lived and worked with John Stuart Mill. Together they promoted women’s rights. From 1876 to 1884 (when she quit due to her health) she was a member of the London School Board. In 1881, she joined the Democratic Federation.