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Memoir of the late Hannah Kilham : chiefly compiled from her journal edited by her daughter-in-law, Sarah Biller

Author: Hannah Kilham; S Biller
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge Library collection
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This memoir of Hannah Kilham, published in 1837 and compiled from her journals, traces the life of a remarkable nineteenth-century activist, philanthropist, educator and missionary. She fought for  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Kilham; S Biller
ISBN: 9781108014908 1108014909
OCLC Number: 769005130
Notes: Facsimile reproduction of original ed. of 1837.
Description: 506 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface; 1. Early life; 2. Extracts from the correspondence which passed between Alexander Kilham and Hannah Spurr previous to their marriage; 3. Her marriage with Alexander Kilham; 4. Hannah Kilham joins the Society of Friends; 5. Her prospects of visiting Africa; 6. Joins the British and Irish Ladies' Society, and undertakes in its behalf a visit to Ireland; 7. Her first voyage to Africa; 8. Visits Sierra-Leone; 9. Departure from Sierra-Leone; 10. Returns to England; 11. Her labours for ameliorating the condition of the poor in St. Giles's; 12. Her second voyage to Africa; 13. Her third voyage to Africa; 14. Her continued exertions on behalf of the liberated African children; 15. Receives fifty-six children from the Church Missionary School, which is relinquised - Death; Appendices.
Series Title: Cambridge Library collection
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Biller.


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