Memoir of Mrs. Lucy T. Lord, of the Chinese Baptist Mission; Chiefly selections from Lucy Lord's letters and other writings./ Compiled and edited by Edward Lord. Lucy T. Lord.

Memoir of Mrs. Lucy T. Lord, of the Chinese Baptist Mission; Chiefly selections from Lucy Lord's letters and other writings./ Compiled and edited by Edward Lord.

Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, (c. 1854). Hardcover. frontis, 288p. Original red cloth. 15cm. Library bookplate inside front cover and embossed library stamps (Newton Theological Seminary) on first several pages. Front free endpaper chipped and patially detached. Compiled and edited by her husband (Edward Lord) and consisting mostly of selections from her letters and other writings. Includes an Introduction by William Dean in which he speculates about the high mortality rate among missionary wives and concludes it is caused by "... the character and extent of the work expected of them." Very Good. Item #89153

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