Letter to Mary Henrietta Kingsley September 19, circa 1883-1887


Letter to Mary Henrietta Kingsley September 19, circa 1883-1887

Martha Toulmin Smith (died 1887) writes to thank Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862-1900), traveler and author, for a fruit basket. Mrs. Smith also notes that her daughter, Lucy Toulmin Smith (1838-1911), a literary scholar and librarian, is enjoying her tour of Germany.

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Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, 1862-1900

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Mary Henrietta Kingsley was born on October 13, 1862, to George Henry and Mary Bailey Kingsley in Islington, England. Kingsley's father was a doctor, although he primarily devoted himself to traveling and writing. Despite a lack of any formal education except a few German lessons, Mary Kingsley clearly possessed a great thirst for knowledge, which was evidenced in her youth by her love of reading, particularly of scientific subjects. During her first thirty years, Kingsley lived the quiet life o...

Smith, Lucy Toulmin, 1838-1911

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Smith, Martha Toulmin, d. 1887.

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