letter handwritten by Leonora Tyson; 1912
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Two sided letter handwritten by Leonora Tyson whilst imprisoned in Holloway Castle for her militant suffragette activity. Addressed to her sister Diana, the letter is written on official prison paper. On the front page are printed all regulations relating to communication by visit or letter between prisoners and their friends. Within the letter Leonora requests that her sister forward some books and her reading glasses.
1912 AD - 1912 AD