BOOTH, ASIA, EXPERIENCES IN ENGLAND, FRANCE
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Corresp: Asia Clarke (Booth), 1865-1875, 9/5/1868-3/22/1875
File — Box 3: Series Series 7; Series Series 8; Series Series 9; Series Series 10, Folder: 35
Scope and Contents Former student of Mother Teresa Sewall, Asia writes three letters about her life in both England and the Continent; she compares religious environment of both. English are "a cold bigoted people" and so intolerant of Catholics and so bitter about Catholics and Ritualists that France is a welcome change and like a different world, where processions and devotions are frequent and sustaining of faith. Narrates beautiful story of daughter's exercise of love of poor, creating a doll lottery of...