TWINING, Louisa. 19767



Autograph Letter Signed ‘L.Twining’, to Miss Whitehead, Secretary of the Pioneer Club, suggesting travel arrangements for Miss Whitehead’s lecture in this “very peculiar place ..narrow and bigotted to a degree” [Tunbridge Wells], discussing necessary reforms, suggesting “the greatest care & prudence” to avoid upsetting the Guardians. 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. Tunbridge Wells, 21 February, no year given. Louisa Twining (1820-1912), philanthropist, botanist, social worker, writer on art. She published her Autobiography. She devoted herself to issues and tasks related to the English Poor Law. “… tho the public are becoming enlightened, they [the Board] are as dense & self-satisfied as ever.”