Memoir of the Life of Elizabeth Fry, with extracts from her Journal and Letters. By two of her daughters. 2 volumes



Publisher: London, Charles Gilpin, 1847, first edition
Description: ppxii, 496, (4); viii, 524, (6), engraved frontis. to each vol. 8vo, original bind stamped cloth, gilt lettering. Some foxing to frontis. of vol. 1, else very good copies

For more than 25 years Elizabeth Fry visited every convict ship leaving for Australia. She founded the `British Ladies’ Society for Promoting the Reformation of Female Prisoners in 1821′. As well as giving birth to 11 children, she also worked for the education of working women, the homeless, and the mentally ill

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