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Kingsley, Mary Henrietta (1862-1900) traveller and writer
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Copy letter from A. Lang to J. G. Frazer

1 Marloes Road, Kensington, W. Dated May 9 - Suggests Miss Kingsley for something in Frazer's 'totem line'; dropped Max [Müller's?] Icelandic and wrote a new introduction for an unidentified work.

Letter from H. P. FitzGerald Marriott to Lady Frazer

44 Jubilee Place, Chelsea, S.W.3. - As someone whose book 'Tribal Secret Societies of West Africa' Frazer cited after it was sent him by Marriott's distant relation Mary H. Kingsley, he asks for Frazer's signature on a petition, as he has no one else to ask in the anthropological world.

Letter from Henry Wilson to J. G. Frazer

Farnborough Lodge, Farnborough, R.S.O., Kent - Has been reading the second edition of 'The Golden Bough' and offers additional stories of a stranger as the corn spirit, keeping a boar in the stable, Varro's anointed feet, the swan woman, the cedar of Lebanon, the 'tamaniu', and mistletoe in oak; heard Miss Kingsley's paper at the British Association about the secret societies of Africa.

Copy letter from Henry Wilson to J. G. Frazer

Farnborough Lodge, Farnborough, R.S.O, Kent. Dated 21 March, 1901 - Has been reading the second edition of 'The Golden Bough' and offers additional stories of a stranger as the corn spirit, keeping a boar in the stable, Varro's anointed feet, the swan woman, the cedar of Lebanon, the 'tamaniu', mistletoe in oak, heard Miss Kingsley's paper at the British Association about the secret societies of Africa.

Letter and card from Violet Roy-Batty to Sir James Frazer

40, Harley House, Regent's Park, N.W.1. - Asks him to inscribe ['Folk-Lore in the Old Testament'], thinks Mary Kingsley and her father [George Kingsley] would have valued the book as she does. With an undated note on her calling card sent to the Albemarle Club expressing her thanks.

Letter from M. H. Kingsley to J. G. Frazer

32 St Mary Abbott's Terrace, Kensington, London - Sends a copy of her remarks on West African apparition forms [not present], is decidedly not one of the SPRs [Society for Psychic Research], and sends a note on the Fetish King which is going into the Anthropological Journal [not present]; has material that makes her think magic and religion are continuous and not distinct in West Africa.

Letter from M. H. Kingsley to J. G. Frazer

32 St Mary Abbott's Terrace, Kensington, London - Notes that Sir Alfred Lyall allows spiritualism in his Asiatics, but not Africans; discusses Frazer's views on magic and religion, wonders how he will get on with Bishops if he insists the mass is magic; never saw any sympathetic magic in Africa.

Letter from M. H. Kingsley to Lilly Frazer

32 St Mary Abbott's Terrace, Kensington, London - Thanks her for the invitation but cannot come until February, has speaking engagements and writing, does not know when she is going out to West Africa again, her only tie is her brother [Charles George Kingsley]; has many questions for Dr Frazer when she visits.