(Untitled), c 1910
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Transcript of a letter from Alex Ballantine, a member of the Men's Political Union for Women's Enfranchisement, to WSC threatening to "chastise" WSC for his "atrocious treatment" of Alfred Abbey and for his answer to the charge against [the Home Office] made by the Conciliation Committee for Women's Suffrage. He says that he would have joined Hugh Franklin [who assaulted WSC] if he had known of WSC's orders to the police which resulted in "torture...unnecessary violence...and indecency" [on 18 November 1910] and caused the deaths of two women. He calls WSC a hypocrite and a traitor to women's suffrage and "The best friend of the Tonypandy Strikers", accuses him of "tampering with justice" in charging Abbey with serious violence, and threatens to wait for WSC "with a dog whip". Typescript on Home Office notepaper with notes that the original letter was sent to Scotland Yard and was postmarked Edinburgh.
- c 1910
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