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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.
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collection icon 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
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