Privately-bound hardcover volume containing 28 pamphlets.
Essays and pamphlets bound in a single volume by Russell's father, Lord Amberley
Contents: Report on the Contagious Diseases Act to the civil population / by John Simon -- Observations on the attempt which has recently been made (under the title of a "Contagious Diseases Bill") to introduce into Great Britain, the iniquitous continental system of licensed prostitution -- Theory and results of the Contagious Diseases' Acts of 1864, 1866, 1869 / by F. W. Newman -- On state provision for vice, by warranting impunity / by Emeritus Professor F. W. Newman -- Cure of the great social evil, with special reference to recent laws delusively called Contagious Disease' Acts / by Francis W. Newman -- Laws of the association for promoting the extension of "the Contagious Diseases Act" of 1866 to the civil population of the United Kingdom -- "The remedy worse than the disease" a protest against legislative measures for the regulation (and tending to the encouragement) of prostitution, as exemplified in the provisions and the working of the "Contagious Diseases Act, 1866" -- Report on the extent of venereal disease ; on the operation of the Contagious Diseases Act, and the means of checking contagion -- The Contagious Diseases Act -- The duty of Women -- Report of the committee for the prevention of venereal diseases, read before, and adopted by, the Society, July 1st, 1867 / edited by Charles R. Drysdale and J. Brendon Curgenven -- An appeal to the people of England, on the recognition and superintendence of prostitution by governments / by an English Mother -- French morality, under the regulation system / translated from the French of Madlle J. Daubie -- Tracts on chastity, private and medical : why fornication is unsafe -- Tracts on chastity, private and medical : that fornication is debilitating and degrading -- Tracts on chastity, that fornication is cruel to Women -- Constitutional iniquity of the Contagious Diseases Acts of 1866 and 69 : Speech of Mrs Josephine Butler, at Bradford, January 27th, 1871 -- Contagious Diseases Acts : memorial adopted at a conference of delegates from associations and committees formed in various towns for promoting the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts, held at the Freemasons' Tavern, 5th and 6th May, 1870 -- A few words on prostitution and the Contagious Deseases Acts -- Observations on the Contagious Diseases Act, (Women, not animals), showing how the new law debases Women, debauches Men, destroys the liberty of the subject, and tends to increase disease : being a reply to Mr. W. Paul Swain's paper on the working of the act at Devonport / by Charles Bell Taylor -- A letter addressed to the Right Hon.W. E. Gladstone, and the other members of her Majesty's government, and of both Houses of Parliament, touching the Contagious Diseases' Acts of 1866 and 1869, and their proposed extension to the civil population of this kingdom / by Mrs. Hume-rothery -- The mildest remedy for Britain's greatest curse / by Professor F. W. Newman -- The marriage problem / by Oedipus -- Revelations of quacks and quackery : a series of letters by "Detector" / reprinted from "the Medical Circular" by their author, F. B. Courtenay -- Secret and iniquitous legislation, on the "Contagious Diseases Act", unmasked and exhibited / by A Patriot -- An enquiry into the character of the Contagious Diseases Act of 1869 / by Elizabeth Garrett -- A reply to Miss Garrett's letter on the Contagious Diseases Acts, in the "Pall Mall Gazette" / by Mrs. W. T. Malleson -- Paper on the moral reclaimability of prostitutes / read by Mrs. Butler at a conference of delegates from associations and committees formed in various towns for promoting the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts, held at the Freemasons' Tavern, 5th and 6th May, 1870 -- Medical science in relation to alcohol / lecture by Dr. Edmunds -- What is prostitution? / by F. W. Newman -- Speech at Rugby, at a public meeting, March 30th, 1869 / by Emer. PR. F. W. Newman -- Hospital-prisons : a warning from Scotland.