HUMANE SOCIETY. Marie-Louise Evans. 20306



Autograph Letter Signed, in the third person, to Sir Edwin Arnold, in which Marie-Louise Evans “accepts with delight Sir Edwin’s graceful gift of his Light of the World …” 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, light toning, with a newspaper cutting about Marie-Louise Evans. Hythe, Southampton,3 July 1895. Marie-Louise Evans was awarded the Royal Humane Society’s silver medal for a gallant act at Hythe Pier, whereby she saved three persons from drowning. “Only divesting herself of her gloves she plunged into the sea …”