She was too shy to move in literary circles, though she did meet several writers who called on her, including Sarah Austin
and Sir Charles Trevelyan
. With each of them she felt uncomfortable, as...
The central concern of this society was educational and industrial reform; papers presented and discussed at the VDS meetings dealt not only with every aspect of women's work but also with sundry political, social and...
By 4 March 1854
published their Report on the Organization of the Permanent Civil Service.