Grace Aguilar


AGUILAR, GRACE (1816-1847), English writer, the daughter of a Jewish merchant in London, was born in June 1816.  Her works consist chiefly of religious fiction, such as The Vale of Cedars (1850) and Home Influence (1847).  She also wrote, in defence of her faith and its professors, The Spirit of Judaism (1842) and other works.  Her services were acknowledged gratefully by the “women of Israel” in a testimonial which they presented shortly before her death, which took place at Frankfort-on-the-Main on the 16th of September 1847.


Source: 1911 encyclopedia.






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