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Author:Matilda Charlotte Houstoun

Matilda Charlotte Houstoun
(1811–1892)
English novelist and travel writer, best known for Recommended to Mercy, a sympathetic portrayal of a "fallen woman." She later became an activist for judicial and prison reform. Daughter of Edward Jesse.

WorksEdit

NovelsEdit

  • Such Things Are (1862) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Recommended to Mercy (1862) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Hazel Combe; or, The Golden Rule (1862) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Zoe's 'Brand' (1864) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Taken Upon Trust (1866) (external scan)
  • Sink or Swim? (1868) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Daisie's Dream (1869) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Wide of the Mark (1871) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • First in the Field (1872) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Barbara's Warning (1874) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Done in the Dark (1877) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Records of a Stormy Life (1879) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • Lost in the Crowd; or, Better Broke Than Kept (1882) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • His Besetting Sin (1888)
  • The Way She Won Him (1891) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)

Travels and memoirsEdit

  • Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, or, Yachting in the New World (1845) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Hesperos; or, Travels in the West (1850) (external scan)
  • "The Fair of Ballinasloe" in Once a Week, Series 1, 8 (1863)
  • Twenty Years in the Wild West; or, Life in Connaught (1879) (external scan)
  • A Woman's Memories of World-Known Men (1883) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Only a Woman's Life; by One Who Saved It (1889)
  • (ed.) Letters and Reminiscences of the Rev. John Mitford: With a Sketch of His Correspondent's Life (1891) (external scan)

Works about HoustounEdit

  • "Mrs. Houstoun" in Notable Women Authors of the Day by Helen C. Black (1893)


 

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