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The Adult

EP85.Ad937.897a

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Bedborough, George
Title:
The Adult
Date [inclusive]:
1897-1899
Call Number:
EP85.Ad937.897a
Extent:
20 items
Language:
English
Abstract:
The Adult was begun in June, 1897 as the “organ of the Legitimation League,” a London organization that promoted free unions (cohabitation outside legal marriage) and free love. The journal ran for twenty monthly issues, surviving a prosecution for obscenity and undergoing a significant change of editorship in the wake of that scandal. Its purpose was to create a forum for discourse on “tabooed topics:” its editor, the Legitimation League’s Honorable Secretary George Bedborough, wrote in the first issue that the journal’s pages would “be open for the discussion of important phases of sex questions which are almost universally ignored elsewhere.” The Rare Book and Manuscript Library holds a full run of the journal.
Cite as:
The Adult, 1897-1899, EP85.Ad937.897a, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Biography/History

The Adult began in June, 1897 as the “organ of the Legitimation League,” a London organization initially dedicated to securing the legal rights of illegitimate children.  The Adult ran for twenty monthly issues, surviving a prosecution for obscenity and undergoing a significant change of editorship in the wake of that scandal. Its editor, the Legitimation League’s Honorable Secretary George Bedborough, wrote in the first issue that the journal’s pages would “be open for the discussion of important phases of sex questions which are almost universally ignored elsewhere.”

The Legitimation League was founded in 1893 by Oswald Dawson to advocate for and legally register illegitimate children, who were often unrecognized by their families and had few legal rights. As a legal campaign, the League was closely tied to the larger Personal Rights movement and was easily backed by the late Victorian era’s steadily growing Secularist establishment. Under Dawson’s influence, the League voted in 1895 to expand its agenda to include the promotion of free unions—cohabitation without marriage—and by 1897 it was openly advocating for free love. While free unions and free love were clearly antithetical to conventional Victorian morality, they were also, perhaps less obviously, outside the scope of common Secularist morality. Many freethinkers considered the League’s new positions extreme and rescinded their support of the organization (Royle 253).

The Adult was created in 1897 to serve the Legitimation League’s updated agenda. The first issue of the journal carried the subtitle “A Journal for the Advancement of Freedom in Sexual Relationships;” the second, “A Crusade Against Sex-Enslavement;” and the third, “A Journal for the Free Discussion of Tabooed Topics.” Starting with the fourth issue, the journal’s regular subtitle became “The Journal of Sex.” The shifting subtitles reflect both the kinds of topics covered by the publication and the nature of its content. The journal, and the Legitimation League in general, did indeed promote freedom in sexual relationships and crusade against what they perceived as the sexual enslavement of men and women according to the strict moral codes of the late Victorian period, especially the code attached to marriage. In the eyes of the League's members, the strict control of marriage by the Church and the gender roles assigned to each sex in Victorian marriages kept both men and women from realizing their full potential as human beings and members of society. It also resulted in unhappy families: when parents were unhappily married, their children were also likely to be miserable.

From the beginning, the journal was a forum for the discussion of topics related to sex. The Adult covered subjects ranging from the benefits of legalizing prostitution to the relationship between music, religion and sex. Controversial articles were often answered in subsequent issues by letters to the editor or counter-articles: for example, Victor Martell’s article about the Contagious Diseases Acts in the first issue was answered from a woman’s perspective in the following issue by E. Wardlaw Best. The overall project of  The Adult was to give legitimacy to a radical way of thinking about sex: though its varied contributors rarely held a single opinion regarding any issue discussed in its pages, each author sought to demonstrate that his position was moral, logical, and supported by scientific evidence. Producing a journal also allowed the Legitimation League to position itself as part of Britain's larger reformist community, which was busy producing circulating literature: between 1890 and 1910, more than 800 labour and socialist papers were founded there.

About a year into Bedborough’s editorship of The Adult, an undercover detective named John Sweeney entered Bedborough’s office to buy a copy of Dr. Havelock Ellis’s  Sexual Inversion. Ellis’s book, the first in his six-volume series  The Psychology of Sex, was the first scientific study of homosexuality printed in English. Bedborough was subsequently arrested for selling what the police considered obscene material. He was prosecuted on eleven charges: one for selling  Sexual Inversion, another for selling Orford Northcote’s pamphlet “The Outcome of Legitimation,” and nine related to material published in  The Adult (Humpherys 69). Members of the Legitimation League and their friends quickly formed the Free Press Defence Committee to advocate for Bedborough. The Committee “rallied all sorts of radicals, socialists, freethinkers and progressive intellectuals [including G.B. Shaw and Grant Allen], and united the generations in protest” (Royle 277). Much to their chagrin, Bedborough pleaded guilty to the first two charges and one relating to  The Adult (essentially admitting guilt for the other eight), and was released on the condition that he would have nothing more to do with the League or  The Adult. He wrote in its pages: “I adhere to my resolution not to excuse myself. I am a coward… I thank Henry Seymour, Mr. Foote, and others with all my heart and soul for their work, which I have requited illy indeed” (December 1898, pp. 331).

Havelock Ellis thought that Bedborough had been targeted as a threat to him and his work, but Ellis was never prosecuted, nor were his publishers. Bedborough's prosecution was instead aimed at the Legitimation League. Before he was arrested, an investigation into The Adult by the Public Prosecutor had found that the content of the magazine was “within the law” and that “there was never any suggestion of indecorous behavior at League meetings.” Even so, police worried that the success of  The Adult and the Legitimation League gave “support and meeting venues for political groups more active and dangerous” and so targeted Bedborough (Humpherys 70).

Upon Bedborough’s incarceration, Henry Seymour, editor of the journal The Anarchist, took control of  The Adult. During Bedborough’s prosecution, the journal became a source for news about the trial and a vehicle for the Free Press Defence Commission, and Seymour emblazoned the cover with the headline “Prosecuted for Obscenity!!” in bold type. After Bedborough pleaded guilty,  The Adult published his apology to the League, and his former supporters lamented his lack of courage in its pages (December 1898).

After the ordeal was over, Seymour, who was a “free thinker, anarchist and socialist” but not the advocate of sexual freedom that Bedborough was, softened the content of the journal (Royle 254). He changed The Adult’s subtitle to the less controversial “An Unconventional Journal” and filled the issues with “inoffensive” articles and his own fiction (Humpherys 70). He even went so far as to say in the January 1899 issue that the journal had once been “nominally” connected to the Legitimation League but that it had “no connection under the present editorship” (24). The journal only lasted nine months under Seymour’s editorship. In Ann Humphery’s words,"  The Adult floundered for want of a clear and separate identity but mainly lack of funds” (Seymour repeatedly requested financial help from readers in the final issues). Without the Legitimation League and without Bedborough,  The Adult served little purpose and received little support. Though the front cover of the journal proudly announced its prosecution for obscenity during Bedborough's trial, no headline announced  The Adult’s end. The final issue includes no elegy, nor even an announcement that the current issue is the last.

Scope and Contents

The Adult ran for twenty monthly issues: the first appeared in June 1897 and publication became monthly that September. The library holds a complete run of the journal.

The Adult’s purpose was to freely discuss “tabooed topics,” mostly related to “sex questions.” The Legitimation League, the organization which founded the journal, promoted free unions (cohabitation outside legal marriage) and free love. In  The Adult, freethinkers discussed the codes of morality and behavior related to sex and marriage that went largely undiscussed in Victorian society and made arguments for the morality of freethinking about sexual relationships. Editor George Bedborough published a range of opinions on varied topics in the journal, from Orford Northcote’s semi-scientific articles about sexual practices to a discussion of the differing effects of sexual liberation on men and women to reviews of the London theatre.

The Adult's content mostly consisted of short articles and letters written to the journal. Bedborough opened each issue with an editorial, usually introducing its contents. Bedborough mainly relied on a regular group of authors, including Orford Northcote, Victor Martell, William Platt, and “Sagittarius,” to contribute the material for the journal. Articles were never illustrated, though Bedborough occasionally published portraits of important members of the Legitimation League. Most issues had a small number of advertisements, either in the front cover, back cover, or both: advertisements were mostly for publications of likely interest to readers, but Bedborough also published a small number of personal advertisements for those interested in the kind of unions promoted by the Legitimation League. For example, from the October 1897 issue: “A middle aged gentleman wishes to correspond with a lady aged 25 to 30 with a view to a permanent union on Ruedebusch’s principles.” Until Bedborough’s trial, many issues of  The Adult updated readers on the Legitimation League’s activity, including a full issue reporting the proceedings of the Legitimation League’s annual meeting (January 1898).

As discussed in the Historical Note above, Bedborough promoted a discursive atmosphere in The Adult’s pages, often publishing replies or counter-articles to pieces that had previously appeared in the journal. He also published the opinion of multiple authors on a single topic as multi-issue series, as in the case of “The Question of Children: A Symposium” (a discussion of what should happen to children who are the product of the free love advocated in  The Adult). The series began in July, 1898 with an article by R.B. Kerr and another by Henry Seymour (who would go on to edit  The Adult), and continued with an article from a different author in almost every issue until that November.

After George Bedborough was prosecuted, Henry Seymour became The Adult’s editor. Seymour retained the look of the journal but shifted its content. Rather than writing an editorial article at the front of the journal as Bedborough had, Seymour included several pages of editorial “Memoranda:” short, unrelated paragraphs on current events, the contents of other magazines, and various social and political topics he considered pertinent to readers. Seymour continued to publish articles related to “sex questions,” such as Abdullah Quilliam’s two-part article “Polygamy Considered from a Muslim Standpoint,” but also included poetry and serialized fiction (his own). Seymour filled out  The Adult’s pages with anecdotes, jokes, quotations, and short news items; these are not listed individually in the finding aid. An example from the September 1898 issue: “‘Darling,’ he cried, in tender tones, ‘I never loved but thee!’ ‘Then we must part,’ the maid replied; ‘no amateurs for me!’”  The Adult continued to advertise for publications of interest to its readers (including Seymour’s own work), as well as services they might use: Sophie Lepper, “Unitist Free Lover” regularly advertised her services under Seymour’s editorship. Unlike Bedborough, however, Seymour refused to publish personal ads.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  2012

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Ellen Williams

Sponsor

The processing of this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources' "Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives" Project.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • The Legitimation League (London, England).
Form/Genre(s)
  • Periodicals
Personal Name(s)
  • Dawson, Oswald
  • Ellis, (Henry) Havelock, 1859-1939
  • Seymour, Henry Albert, 1861-1938
Subject(s)
  • Sex-oriented periodicals
  • Sexual freedom

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Bibliography

Humpherys, Anne. "The Journal that Did: Form and content in The Adult (1897-1899)." Media History 9.1 (2003): 63-78.

Royle, Edward. Radicals, Secularists and Republicans: Popular freethought in Britain, 1866-1915. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1980.

Weeks, J. “Ellis, (Henry) Havelock (1859–1939).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004. Online ed. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. May 2006.

Collection Inventory

June, 1897: A Journal for the Advancement of Freedom in Sexual Relationships.

Volume-Issue Page

Important Notice: The Next Public Meeting of the Legitimation League will be held... Thursday, May 27th, 1987... Mr. Leighton Pagan will deliver a lecture entitled "The Judgment of Paris--New Style".

I-I front cover

The Legitimation League: Officers, Constitution.

I-1 inside front cover

Editorial.

I-I 1-2

What the Legitimation League Means. By George Bedborough, Hon. Sec.

I-I 2-5

To the "Obscure Judes" and Distracted "Sues." By Leighton Pagan.

I-I 6

Facing the Enemy. By Oswald Dawson.

I-I 7-8

Some Sex Problems Considered. By Orford Northcote.

I-I 8-11

The New President of the Legitimation League. Letter from Lillian Harman.

I-I 11

The Garden of Love. Poem by William Blake.

I-I 12

The Health of British Troops in India. By Victor Martell.

I-I 11-15

An Apology for the Legitimation League. By B.C. Pulleyne, Solicitor to the League.

I-I 15-16
Advertisements.
I-2 back cover

Forthcoming Books: "The Outcome of Legitimation." Edited by Oswald Dawson.

Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children, contains the Inaugural Proceedings of the Legitimation League, with portraits of Mr. Donisthorpe, and Mr. and Mrs. Dawson, &c.; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love, contains portraits of Lillian Harman, Edith Lanchester, &c.; Love and Law: An Essay on Marriage, by Wordsworth Donisthorpe; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.

The Old Ideal and the New, a solution of that part of the Social Question which pertains to Love, Marriage, and Sexual Intercourse. By Emil F. Ruedebusch.

Love's Coming of Age. By Edward Carpenter.

Slaves to Duty. By John Badcock, Junr.

September, 1897: A Crusade Against Sex-Enslavement.

Volume-Issue Page

Editorial. By George Bedborough.

I-2 18

Our Letter-Box.

I-2 18-19

Go to the Butterfly, Thou Slave. By John Badcock, Jun.

I-2 19-20

The Mutability of Sex-Love. By Orford Northcote.

I-2 20-25

Sexual Freedom in Relation to Women and Economics. By Sagittarius.

I-2 25-30

Our Troops in India. [A Reply]. By E. Wardlaw Best.

I-2 30-32
Publications.
I-2 32

All readers of The Adult should subscribe regularly for "Lucifer" and "Our New Humanity".

What the Young Need to Know: A Primer of Sexual Rationalism, by E.C. Walker.

The Cosmos Library, 194, Rue de Rivoli, and 2, Rue St. Roch, Paris. Books, rare and curious, dealing with subjects not available at English booksellers.

October, 1897: A Journal for the Free Discussion of Tabooed Topics.

Volume-Issue Page

Editorial. By George Bedborough.

I-3 34

Prostitution. By Orford Northcote.

I-3 34-38

Two Haymarket Plays [The Silver Key, A Marriage of Convenience]. By Victor Martell.

I-3 38-40

Free Thought and Free Love. By Lucy Stewart.

I-3 40-44

Sexual Freedom and the Alleged "Mutability of Sex-Love." By Sagittarius.

I-3 44-47

Answers to Correspondents: A. Villette, Murray (York), A Legitimation Leaguer from the First, May White, J.M.L., Arthur K.

I-3 47

Exchanges; Received: New Era (Lakebay), Truth Seeker (Bradford), Reformer, Altruist, Firebrand, Freedom, Liberty, Age of Thought.

I-3 48
Advertisements.
I-3 48

Lucifer: A Weekly Journal of Sexual Rationalism. Edited by M. Harman, Chicago.

What the Young Need to Know, by C.E. Walker.

The Cosmos Library, 2, Rue St. Roch, Paris. Books, rare and curious, not obtainable from ordinary English booksellers. Publishers of "Untrodden Fields of Anthropology" and other rare works.

Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children, with portraits of Mr. Donisthorpe, and Mr. and Mrs. Dawson; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love, contains portraits of Lillian Harman, Edith Lanchester, &c.; Love and Law: An Essay on Marriage, by Wordsworth Donisthorpe; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.

Three personal ads.

Read Henry Seymour's "Reply to Marx's Theory of Surplus Value".

November, 1897: The Journal of Sex.

Volume-Issue Page

The Legitimation League: Objects, Membership, Announcements.

I-4 inside front cover

Editorial. By George Bedborough.

I-4 49-50

Sex Love and Mutability: A Rejoinder. By Orford Northcote.

I-4 50-52

The Last Citadel of Authority. By Robert Braithwaite, Barrister-at-Law.

I-4 52-55

Spiritual Law. By William Platt.

I-4 55-57

Wanted: A New Dictionary. By Ess Tee.

I-4 57-58

The Judgment of Paris, Up to Date. A Lecture given by Mr. Leighton Pagan before the Legitimation League on 27th May, 1987, at the Holborn Restaurant, London.

I-4 59-72
Answers to Correspondents: Justitia (Brighton), J.M. (Glasgow), Lucy Stewart, Exchanges, Received.
General note

Replies to Justitia (Brighton), J.M. (Glasgow), and Lucy Stewart.

I-4 inside back cover
Publications.
I-4 back cover

Lucifer: A Weekly Journal of Sexual Rationalism. Edited by M. Harman, Chicago.

Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children, with portraits of Mr. Donisthorpe, and Mr. and Mrs. Dawson; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love, contains portraits of Lillian Harman, Edith Lanchester; When Love is Liberty and Nature Law, by John Badcock, Junr.; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.

Romantic Love and Personal Beauty. A complete encyclopœdia of the subject, by Henry T. Finck.

The Labor Annual. A year book of Social Economic and Political Reform.

The Red Heart in a White World, by J.W. Lloyd.

Read Henry Seymour's "The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus Value".

Six personal ads.

I-4 back cover

December, 1897: The Journal of Sex.

Volume-Issue Page
Books and Booklets. Reviews.
I-5 inside front cover

Isabel's Intention, by Mariette.

If I Were God: A Conversation, by Richard Le Gallienne.

Book of Chains.

Editorial. By George Bedborough.

I-5 73-75

Dress in its Relationship to Sex. By Orford Northcote.

I-5 75-80

"The Liars"; Or, Marriage at the Criterion Theatre. By Sagittarius.

I-5 80-87

Self Reverence, Self Knowledge, Self Control. By Robert Braithwaite.

I-5 88-90

The Poetry of the Passions. By Henry Seymour.

I-5 90-92

Answers to Correspondents: A.W. Thornhill, J.H. (Croydon), J.M. (Glasgow), W. Kelly (Roscommon), A. Knight.

I-5 92

An Appeal to Glasgow Friends. By William Gilmour, Hon. Corresponding Secretary for Scotland, Legitimation League.

I-5 93

Important Notice.

I-5 93
Publications.
I-5 94

Lucifer--The Light Bearer: The Pioneer Organ of Sex Reformers, Published Weekly in Chicago.

Legitimation League Publications: The Rights of Natural Children; The Bar Sinister and Licit Love; When Love is Liberty and Nature Law, by John Badcock, Jr.; Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.

Four personal ads.

I-5 94

January, 1898: The New Year's Illustrated Double Number.

Volume-Issue Page

Two Editorials (with a Special Notice). I. By George Bedborough. II. By Oswald Dawson.

I-6 95-96

Chapter I: The Annual Meeting and Dinner. Reported by Mr. D. Oliver.

I-6 98-124

Chapter II: Friction!.

I-6 124-126

Portrait of Lillian Harman.

I-6 between 124 and 125

Chapter III: Eighteenpence or Half-A-Crown?.

I-6 126-127

Chapter IV: The Play's the Thing: Being the Diary of a London Playgoer, 1896-1897. By Victor Martell.

I-6 127-133

Portraits of Louie Bedborough and George Bedborough.

I-6 between 132 and 133

Chapter V: Some Letters, The Constitution, and a Speech. Speech by Captain Robert C. Adams.

I-6 133-137

Chapter VI: The Judgment of Paris.

I-6 137-138

Chapter VII: Which Sex Suffers Most? (Communicated.).

I-6 138-139

Chapter VIII: The Physiology of Love (Communicated.).

I-6 139-140

Chapter IX: Sexual Education (Communicated.).

I-6 141-142

Chapter X: Spiritual Love (Communicated.).

I-6 142-143

Chapter XI: Miss De Cleyre on the League, and the Woman Question.

I-6 143-145

Chapter XII: The New Idealism.

I-6 145-147

Chapter XIII: An Autonomistic Marriage.

I-6 147-148

Chapter XIV: Marriages Made in Russia.

I-6 148-149

Chapter XV: Cast Off the Shell! By Lillian Harman.

I-6 149-150

Chapter XVI: The Firebrand in the Flames. By Lillian Harman.

I-6 151-152

Chapter XVII: The New Martyrdom. By Lillian Harman.

I-6 152-156

Chapter XVIII: Letters and Reviews.

I-6 156-162

Chapter XIX: Free Love and Lesbian Love.

I-6 162-164

Chapter XX: Powder Magazines and Lighted Lucifers.

I-6 164-170

Why I Oppose Marriage. By Moses Harman.

I-6 170-172

Chapter XXI: Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs. By Moses Harman.

I-6 172-175

Copy of Telegram from the Printers.

I-6 175
Advertisements.
I-6 back cover

The Outcome of Legitimation, A Lecture by Oswald Dawson.

The Bar Sinister and Licit Love: The First Biennial Proceedings of the Legitimation League.

The Rights of Natural Children: The Inaugural Proceedings of the Legitimation League.

Personal Rights and Sexual Wrongs, by Oswald Dawson.

The Adult, 16 John St, Bedford Row, London.

Lucifer, 1394 West Congress Street, Chicago.

June, 1898: The Journal of Sex [Missing covers].

Volume-Issue Page

Editorial Notes. By George Bedborough.

II-5 125-127

The Sexual Enslavement of Men. By M. Florence Johnson.

II-5 127-131

A Note on Nordau. By Orford Northcote.

II-5 131-133

A Woman's Tragedy. By M.R.

II-5 133-138

Controversial Correspondence: The Eagle and the Serpent. By Leighton Pagan.

II-5 138-139

"The Monogamic Ideal" and "The Ideal Man". By Edwin C. Walker.

II-5 139-141

Heloise, Part II. By Berta C.E. Buss.

II-5 141-142

A Note on Woman's Love. By W.M.G.

II-5 143-148

Monogamy and Variety. By William Platt.

II-5 148-150

"How Can Free Lovers Be Happy Though Married?" By (Rev.) Sidney Holmes.

II-5 151-152

The Legitimation League.

II-5 152-155

"The presidential address delivered at the afternoon meeting is now in the press...".

II-5 155
Advertisements.
II-5 back page

Some Problems of Social Freedom, by Lillian Harman.

Edward Baker, 14 and 16, John Bright Street, Birmingham [Various Titles].

Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover.

To "The Girls Who Do." Vacancy in Shorthand-Writer's Office for Pupil. Thorough training for business or press. Write for particulars to Manager, Reporting and Typewriting Office, 2, Princeton Street, Bedford Row, London, W.C. The Editor of the Adult can answer bona fides.

The Eagle and the Serpent: Proves that in Social Science Altruism is Damnation and Egoism is Salvation.

Feburary, 1898: The Journal of Sex.

Volume-Issue Page

Editorial. By George Bedborough.

II-1 1-4

Music, Religion, and Sex, Part I. By Orford Northcote.

II-1 4-8

Malthus. By Lady Cook, neé Tennessee Claflin.

II-1 8-12

"Love's Coming of Age." By Sagittarius.

II-1 12-16

The Sex Philosophy of Exeter Hall. By W.F. Dunton.

II-1 16-17

The Divine Woman. By William Platt.

II-1 18

Two Gifts. By Edward Carpenter.

II-1 18

Wonderland: A Woman's Answer. Poem by Amy C. Morant.

II-1 19

The Home and the Family. By Robert Braithwaite.

II-1 19-21

Correspondence: Mr. Northcote and His Critics. By Orford Northcote.

II-1 21-22

Does William Platt Understand Love? By Daylight.

II-1 23

Further Criticism of William Platt. By Ess Tee.

II-1 23-24

William Platt and "The Adult"--To the Editor. By William Platt.

II-1 24-25

Extract from Chapter XIX of the Adult for January: "Free Love and Lesbian Love". By William Platt.

II-1 25-26

"Fellis." By William Platt.

II-1 26-27
Some New Books. Reviews by George Bedborough.
II-1 27-28

Studies in Frankness, by Charles Whibley.

The Secret Cabinet of History, by Doctor Cabanés.

For Love and Money, by Leighton Pagan.

Advertisements.
II-1 covers

Lucifer--The Light Bearer: The Pioneer Organ of Sex Reform. Editor: Moses Harman. Sub-Editor: Lillian Harman.

The Adult--The Journal of Sex. Special Offer to Subscribers.

[Various Titles], The Legitimation League, 16, John Street, Bedford Row, London, W.C.

The Works of William Platt.

The Legitimation League: The next Public Meeting will be held at 8 p.m., in the French Room, St. James's Hall...

Preliminary Notice of Annual Meeting.

Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover, Adviser on Sex Matters.

Four personal ads.

For Sale: Le Musée Royal de Naples du Cabinet Secret, 60 fine steel plates, 3 Guis.; Le Culte de Priape, suivi d'un essai sur le culte des pouvoirs générateurs, by R.P. Knight, 40 plates, 2 Guis. --No. 91, Adult Office.

For Love and Money: Two Essays by Leighton Pagan.

Untrodden Fields of Anthropology, New and Considerably Enlarged English Edition.

March, 1898: The Journal of Sex.

Volume-Issue Page

Editorial. By George Bedborough.

II-2 29-31

A Note on "The Woman Who Did." By Grant Allen.

II-2 32

"Eve and her Eden." By Lillian Harman.

II-2 32-35

Sexual Topics. By R.A. Gordon, M.D.

II-2 35-40

Music, Religion, and Sex, Part II. By Orford Northcote.

II-2 40-46

The Moloch of the Monogamic Ideal. By Edwin C. Walker.

II-2 46-50

"How to Be Happy Though Married." Reported by Oswald Dawson.

II-2 50-52
Controversial Correspondence.
II-2 52-55

George Eliot's Inconsistency, by William Platt.

The Conversion of Orford Northcote, by William Platt.

The Disillusionment of William Platt, by Orford Northcote.

Dress and Sex--A Reply to Orford Northcote, by Grace Maurice.

"A Pathetic Case" [To the Editor]. By "Another Woman".

II-2 56
Books Received.
II-2 56-58

The Physiology of Love, by Henry Seymour.

Man's Faith: The Creed of an Artist, by Ilex Illuminati.

The Confession of Stephen Whapshare, by Emma Brooke.

The Old and New Ideal, by E.F. Ruedebusch.

The Labor Annual.

The Morality of Marriage, by Mona Caird.

Untrodden Fields of Anthropology.

A Notable Novel: The Chastisement of Mansour, by Hector France. Review by J.P. Gilmour.

II-2 58-59

The Proceedings of the Legitimation League, 1898.

II-2 59
Advertisements.
II-2 covers

The Works of William Platt.

The Physiology of Love: A Study in Stirpiculture, Illustrated, by Henry Seymour.

Medical Works [Various Titles], Popular Medical Catalogue Free, E. Baker, Bookseller, 14 and 16 John Bright Street, Birmingham.

The Legitimation League Notices.

Lucifer--The Light Bearer: The Pioneer Organ of Sex Reform. Editor: Moses Harman, Sub-Editor: Lillian Harman.

The Adult--The Journal of Sex. Special Offer to Subscribers.

[Various Titles], The Legitimation League, 16, John Street, Bedford Row, London, W.C.

Fraulein Lepper, Unitist Free Lover. Adviser on Sex Matters.

Personal ad.

The Adult: Vol. I.

The Outcome of Legitimation: A Lecture by Oswald Dawson.

Slaves to Duty, by John Badcock, Junr.

The Chastisement of Mansour, Englished out of the French of Hector France by Alfred R. Allinson.

April, 1898: The Journal of Sex.

Volume-Issue Page

Editorial. By George Bedborough.

II-3 61-62

Comstock Rex. By George Bedborough.

II-3 63-65

The Bed of Love. Poem by James F. Morton, Jr.

II-3 66

The Question of Children. By Herbert A. Edwards.

II-3 67-68

The Ideal Man. By Robert Braithwaite.

II-3 68-70

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II-3 70-77

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II-3 77-78

I Swear by the Body Beautiful. Poem by J. Wm. Lloyd.

II-3 79

Lover's Counsels. Dialogue by Lewis Wade.

II-3 80-84

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II-3 84-87

Pen Points. By Lillian Harman.

II-3 84-87
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II-3 88-90

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II-4 101-104

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II-4 112-113
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II-6 158-160

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II-6 160-162

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II-6 163

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II-6 163-168

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II-6 168

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II-6 169-172

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II-6 172-175

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II-6 175

The Economic Position of Women. By Egeria.

II-6 176-179

George Bedborough on Lillian Harman's Visit to London [Extract from a letter to "Lucifer" of April 4th].

II-6 179

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II-6 180-181

The Assignation. Poem by William Francis Barnard.

II-6 182

Parisian Experiences [From L'Intransigeant].

II-6 182

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II-6 183

Shelley on Free Love [Epipsychidion]. Poem.

II-6 184

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II-6 184-187

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II-7 189-191

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II-7 197-200

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II-7 200-201

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II-7 202

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II-7 202

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II-7 203-205

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II-7 206

Two Purity Societies. By Arthur Collier.

II-7 207-210

A Scientific Authority on Marriage [From "The Natural History of the Temperaments"].

II-7 211

Public Meeting.

II-7 212

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II-7 213

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II-7 213-214

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II-7 214

A Love Tale of Old Sardinia. By Henry Seymour.

II-7 215-220

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II-8 221-230

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II-8 230-231

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II-8 232

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II-8 232-234

To Eleanore. Poem by William Francis Barnard.

II-8 235

The Question of Children: A Symposium. Part IV by William Platt.

II-8 238

An Easy Way to Stultify the Marriage Laws.

II-8 238

Pertinent Paragraphs (Selected). By George Bedborough.

II-8 239

The Logic of Free Love. By Gerard Moore.

II-8 240-241

If I Were Good. Poem by Swanhilde Bulan.

II-8 241

The Martyrdom of Mrs. Maybrick. By Verax.

II-8 242-243

A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Continued. By Henry Seymour.

II-8 244-248
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II-8 249-252

Scientific Marriage, by Rev. Jesse H. Jones.

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Untrodden Fields of Anthropology: Observations on the Esoteric Manners and Customs of Semi-Civilised People. Being a Record by a French Army Surgeon of Thirty Years' Experience in Asia, Africa, America, and Oceana.

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II-8 252
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II-9 253-260

Marriage A La Mode. By Emile Zola.

II-9 260-263

Joys. By William Platt.

II-9 263

Christianity and Marriage. By W.B. Greene.

II-9 266-267

Seaweed: A Cornish Idyll, By Edith Ellis. An Appreciation. By Verax.

II-9 267-270

Correspondence: Should Sex-Reformers Establish an "Introduction Agency"?. Letter from C. and response from the editor.

II-9 270-272

The Bedborough Prosecution: The Indictment.

II-9 272-274

Between the Dances. (A Frivolous Dialogue for Serious People.) By F. Malibran.

II-9 274-277

Mr. William Platt and the Federation for the Abolition of State Vice.

II-9 277-278

"Liberty and love alone...". Poem by Alexander Petöfi.

II-9 278

Martyrdom. Poem by William Francis Barnard.

II-9 279

A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Continued. By Henry Seymour.

II-9 280-284

Love's Influence. Poem by Berta C.E. Buss.

II-9 284

Answers to Correspondents: Mrs. C.S., T. Wells, "Sympathiser," Dr. F.

II-9 284
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The Sexual Instinct and Its Morbid Manifestations, by Prof. B. Tarnowsky, translated by W.C. Costello, Ph.D., and Alfred Allison, M.A.

A Plea for Polygamy, in the Light of History and Philosophy, by Mr. Charles Carrington.

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The Monomaniacs: A Fable in Finance, by Henry Seymour.

The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus-Value, by Henry Seymour.

Untrodden Fields of Anthropology, New and Considerably Enlarged English Edition.

November, 1898: An Unconventional Journal, Edited by Henry Seymour.

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II-10 285-289

Our Conventional Virtue. By Henry Seymour.

II-10 289-291

Pope's Heloise. Poem.

II-10 291

In Defence of Free Discussion. By William Platt.

II-10 292-293

Free Love and Sex Relations. By G.D.L.

II-10 293-295

Chinese Opium and Gambling Dens in London. By J. Platt, Jun.

II-10 295-297

Emerson quote.

II-10 297

Conjugal Lives of Novelists.

II-10 298

Take Ye the Courage of Your Love!. George Frankland.

II-10 299-300

The Recrudescence of the Anarchist. By Verax.

II-10 300-301

An Immigration Bureau Outrage. By Edwin C. Walker.

II-10 301-304

"Love, that's too generous to abide..." Poem from Butler's Hudibras.

II-10 304

At Low Street Fleece Court: A Free-Lover's Dream of A.D. 2898. By Court Jester.

II-10 305-307

The Question of Children: A Symposium. By Alfred Martin.

II-10 307-308

Correspondence: The Maybrick Case. Letter from Victor Martell with a reply from Henry Seymour.

II-10 308-309

Love and Hypnotism. By Medicus.

II-10 310-311

Haeckel on Schenck's Theory of Sex. From the Daily News.

II-10 311

A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Continued. By Henry Seymour.

II-10 312-316

Answers to Correspondents: BJ. Clark, "Gertrude," James Powell, Victor Martell, Lucy Stewart, Ernest Crawford, Ed. Temple, C.S. Jones, Egeria, W. Fortune, Mrs. E. Baines, "Scotland Yardian," T.S., J. Thornhilly. By Henry Seymour.

II-10 312-316
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December, 1898: An Unconventional Journal.

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"Give us men!..." Poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes.

II-11 317

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II-11 318-323

The Literary "Hall-Mark" of the Old Bailey. By Henry Seymour.

II-11 323-325

The "Chronicle" and the Unthinking. By William Platt.

II-11 325-327

In Defence of "Heloise". By Berta C.E. Buss.

II-11 327-329

The Survival of the Inquisition. By Justitia.

II-11 329-330

George Bedborough: Coward. By George Bedborough.

II-11 331

To My Wife. Poem by George Earle.

II-11 331

The Advantages of Celibacy. By C.

II-11 332

The "Trial" of George Bedborough: Verbatim Report.

II-11 333-337

Sanctified Immorality [From "The Awakener of India"].

II-11 338

The Bedborough Case [Extracted from the Manifesto of the Free Press Defence Committee, recently issued].

II-11 339-341

The Protection of the Young. [From "The Reformer."].

II-11 342

The Bedborough Case. [Edward Carpenter in the "Saturday Review."].

II-11 342-343

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II-11 343

A Love Tale of Old Sardinia, Concluded. By Henry Seymour.

II-11 344-348

The Man of "Blood and Iron". Poem by Lothrop Withington.

II-11 348

Answers to Correspondents: F.J.T., Ernest (Bath).

II-11 348
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Seaweed: A Cornish Ideal; A Noviciate for Marriage; Democracy in the Kitchen; The Masses and the Classes. By Edith Ellis.

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III-1 1-4

The Dreyfus Case. By Bernard Lazare, translated by James Platt.

III-1 5-8

The Conquest of the Air, Part I. By Henry Seymour.

III-1 9-13

Heloise, Part III. Poem by Berta C.E. Buss.

III-1 13-15

Experiments on Hospital Patients. By Alice Jane Beatty, M.R.B.N.A., Diplomee Lond. Obstet. Society, Late Hospital Superintendent of Nurses.

III-1 16-17

A Chinese Ghostseer. By James Platt, Jun.

III-1 17-18

The Determination of Sex, Part I. By Verax.

III-1 18-20

Sham Modesty. By Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

III-1 20-21

Evolution. By Edward Carpenter.

III-1 21-22

Love's Balm. Poem by William Platt.

III-1 22

The Secret "Dossier" in the Maybrick Case.

III-1 23

"Consider the Lilies How They Grow". Poem by J.B.S.

III-1 23
Book Notices.
III-1 24

"What is Property: An Inquiry into the Principle of Right and of Government," by P.J. Proudhon.

"Turkish Baths: their Relation to Health, and the Senses," by "Lennox".

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III-1 24

Answers to Correspondents: F.W.

III-1 24
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The Adult: Vol. II. Part II.

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III-2 25-27

The Anti-Anarchist Congress at Rome, 1898. By Louise Michel.

III-2 27-28

The Moribund Morality. By John Banaston.

III-2 29-33

The Rabbi Lion. By James Platt, Junr.

III-2 33-34

Polygamy Considered from a Muslim Standpoint, Part I. By W.H. Abdullah Quilliam (Sheikh-ul-Islam of the British Isles).

III-2 34-36

Lilies in Corruption. By John K. Prothero.

III-2 37-39

The Money Monopoly. By G.O. Warren.

III-2 39-41

The Determination of Sex, Part II. By Verax.

III-2 41-42

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III-2 42

The Conquest of the Air, Part II. By Henry Seymour.

III-2 43-47

The Criminal. Poem by William Platt.

III-2 47-48

Answers to Correspondents: Erratum, F. Jones.

III-2 48
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III-3 49-51

The Case of Mrs. Maybrick. [An Open Letter to the Right Honorable Sir Matthew White Ridley, Bart., Secretary of State for the Home Department.]. By Henry Seymour, with a portrait of Mrs. Maybrick.

III-3 52-57

The United States and Mrs. Maybrick. [Communicated.].

III-3 57-58

The Sexuality of Matter. By Robert Park, M.D.

III-3 58-61

The Custom of Marriage. By Dora F. Kerr.

III-3 61-64

Polygamy Considered from a Muslim Standpoint, Part II. By W.H. Abdullah Quilliam, Sheikh-ul-Islam of the British Isles.

III-3 64-66

The Guernsey Market House. [From Trials and Triumph of Labor.]. By G.B. De Bernardi.

III-3 66-69

Food and Sex. By Sophie Lepper.

III-3 69-71

A Quaint Old Book. By James Platt, Junr.

III-3 71-72
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