CARPENTER, Mary. 20009



Autograph Letter Signed, providing the titles of two lectures which she is prepared to deliver. A good one page example, 8 x 5 inches, fine, integral blank leaf neatly laid down. National Indian Association, Red Lodge House, Bristol, 27 January 1873. 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. Her Addresses are “What can England do for India” and “What can School boards do for the neglected & destitute Children”.