"In losing the friendship of the Republics, England has blown away one of the bulwarks of Empire, when England stands where we stand today let her remember Soouth Africa" Read the full letter
Mrs Mary Costelloe
Mary Costelloe nee Pearsall Smith was an aunt of Schreiner’s friend Alys Pearsall Smith. She was a member of the well-known Philadelphia Quaker family and married to (Benjamin) Francis Conn Costelloe (1855 - 1899), a solicitor.
- Women’s Library Autograph Collection: Schreiner’s letters to Alys Pearsall-Smith (later Russell) are archived as part of the ‘Literary Ladies’ su... Show/Hide Collection Letters
- Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/1:Roseneath, Harpenden, Herts , Monday , My dear Miss Smith, I'm so glad to hear you've come to live in England. I want very mu...
- Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/7:Ladies' Chambers, Chenies St, Friday , Dear Alys, Thanks so much for the money. The publisher now has promised to pay her at ...