Elizabeth Fry Interest.- British Ladies' Society for Promoting the Reformation of Female Prisoners
Three items related to the British Ladies' Society for Promoting the Reformation of Female Prisoners, comprising: a request for annual subscription to the British Ladies' Society, £1. 1- with name of the society handwritten and signed by Charles Cordelier (collector), folding marks, minor soiling, a small "spike hole" with no loss; memorandum receipt for annual subscription for the British Ladies' Society, £1.1- , Mr C Cordelier, Collector, 92 Fenchurch Street, a spike hole with no losses; memorandum for annual subscription to the British Ladies' Society with Mrs Hannah Barkhouse name handwritten. Mr C Cordelier, Collector 92 Fenchurch Street and 8 Assembly Row, Mile End, some minor age-related wear and soiling (3)
***Cordelier was a preacher in the Bow Baptist Church and author and publisher of numerous non-conformist religious tracts. He appears again as collector for the Royal Opthalmic Hospital and in 1844 the British Penitent Female Refuge at Hackney.