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Shortly after the middle of the nineteenth century, Emily Eden published two novels (one of them begun during the 1830s) and a volume of her letters from India. She also published a collection of her water-colour sketches, and further letters reached print after her death.
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3 March 1797 EE was born in Old Palace Yard, Westminster, the seventh of eight daughters and the twelfth of fourteen children. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 27 August 1859 Emily Eden published her successful anonymous novel The Semi-Detached House; the title-page claim that it was edited by 'Lady T. Lewis' resulted in the common ascription of its authorship to Lady Theresa. Bibliographic Citation link.
5 August 1869 EE died in her early seventies, at Fountain House, 5 Upper Hill Street, Richmond, Surrey, where she had been living during her last years. Bibliographic Citation link.
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