Mary Eliza Rogers
(TRAVELLING WOMAN WHO WITNESSED SLAVERY)
. British. The sister of the English Consul in Palestine, she accompanied him on his negotiating missions among the tribes, crossing the country on horseback. Five years of a stay full of sympathy for the people, not however, lacking in questionings on the condition of women, ended in the publication of a highly-esteemed narrative. When her brother and sister-in-law died in Cairo in 1884, she took in and raised their four young children in London.