Allerton, Agnes Thompson, 1858-1924
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Pictorial Ownership 82x141 mm A Blessing on the Printers Art. Books are the Mentor of the Heart. The Burning Soul, the Burdened Mind, Alone in Books Companions find. / "J'espere Toujours" / Agnes Thompson Allerton. Potted plant; leafy border.  Motto: J'espere toujours = I always hope.  Agnes was the 2nd wife of millionaire Samuel Waters Allerton (1828-1914) and stepmother to Robert Henry Allerton (1873-1964), a significant benefactor of the University of Illinois.
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