CARPENTER, Mary. 11857

£30

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. Newall, explaining that she can not supply an example of Dr. Guthrie’s autograph, and referring to her own “splendid collection”. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Red Lodge House, 11 June 1870. Mary Carpenter (1807-77), philanthropist, founder of various ragged schools, author of Our Convicts (1864) and Six Months in India (1868). Red Lodge in Park Row, Bristol, was a reformatory school for girls. Mary Carpenter’s house in Park Row was bought for her by Lady Byron, who contributed to several other of her projects.