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Lot #    6865
Auction End Date    3/2/2004 2:42:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    A Few Words to the Jews
Author    [Charlotte Montefiore - Women's Lit.]
City    London
Publisher    Savill & Edwards
Publication Date    1855
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [3] ff., 210 pp., light browning, loose in the original boards.
   Sermonics to women on Judaism.

Charlotte Montefiore (1818-1854) was born in London and died there at the young age of 36. She took an active part in the Jewish Ladies' Benevolent Loan and Visiting Society as well as in the Jewish Emigration Society, of which she was one of the founders. She was the active friend of the Jews' Free School, the Jews' Infant School, the West Metropolitan School, and of many other educational establishments. Her reading was extensive, especially in moral and ethical philosophy. She was a contributor to many publications calculated to improve and elevate Jewish youth. For the "Cheap Jewish Library" she wrote "The Way to Get Rich," "The Birthday," "Caleb Asher," etc.

   Jew. Chron. July 14, 1854; Kayserling, Die Jüdischen Frauen, pp. 275-276, JE
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
England:    Checked
History:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Language:    English
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica