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MEMOIR

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MRS. VALENTINE,

DEC 1882
JEYPORE.
CODLEIAN

Witb a Sketch of ber Father,

FUDGE FRASER OF LUCKNOW.

BY

MRS. GEORGE CUPPLES.

LONDON:
JAMES NISBET & CO., 21 BERNERS STREET.

MDCCCLXXXII.

210 cm

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III. SCHOOL DAYS IN THE HIMALAYAS—VOYAGE TO ENG

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IX. SCENES IN INDIA-A VISIT HOME-HONOURS CON

FERRED-CARES AND ANXIETIES . . . .

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X. A WOMAN'S WORK IN INDIA—ZENANA MISSION, ETC. 151

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MEMOIR OF MRS. VALENTINE.

CHAPTER 1.

EDWARD GUSTAVUS FRASER. The subject of our memoir, HENRIETTA SMITH ISABEL VALENTINE, was born at Agra, in India, on the ad December 1849; her father, the late well-known Judge Fraser of Lucknow, being then assistant-secretary to the Sudder Board of Revenue, under Sir William Muir.

The only remaining child of her parents, she inherited from her mother, who survives her, a gentle demeanour, a warm, affectionate heart, and that thorough devotedness of feeling which they both exemplified in religious matters; at the same time she was very markedly a counterpart of her father. She resembled him not only in personal appearance, but in mind and in character, having the same “strong, logical intellect, singularly true and well-balanced judgment, unswerving rectitude, high-toned honour, repellent to everything mean, with a fear of God that regulated and sanctified all.”

Her father, Edward Gustavus Fraser, was in many respects a most remarkable man; so much so, that a brief account of him here will be found fully justified; this the more especially because of his being inixed up with various signal occurrences in India, and

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