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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Carpenter, Mary

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A philanthropist, born at Exeter, daughter of Dr. Lant Carpenter, Unitarian minister; took an active part in the establishment of reformatory and ragged schools, and a chief promoter of the Industrial Schools Act; her philanthropic efforts extended to India, which, in her zeal, she visited four times, and she was the founder of the National Indian Association (1807-1877).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Carpenter, Mary'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/c/carpenter-mary.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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