[Mrs] Agnes Egerton Castle
1860-1922 [née Sweetman; s. of M. E. Francis]; The Bath of Comedy (Macmillan 1901); French Nan (Smith, Elder 1905); If Youth
But Knew (Smith Elder 1906); Flower o the Orange and Other
Stories (Methuen 1908); The Star Dreamer (Constable 1903).
Irish Literature, Justin McCarthy, ed. (Washington: University
of America 1904); Mrs Agnes Egerton Castle, a sister of M. E. Francis,
and of Elinor Sweetman, m. Anthony Egerton Castle, 1883, and collaborated
with him on the Pride of [?]Jenrico (1897), selling 100,000
in England and US; The Bath Comedy (1898), dramatised version secured
by David Belasco; The House of Romance (1900), stories; The
Secret Orchard (1901), dramatised by Mr & Mrs Kendal; independent
work, My Little Lady Anne; several plays for children, and magazine
stories in Temple Bar, Cornhill Magazine, and Macmillans.
JMC shows photo port. looking pretty and leisured in cane chair on lawn;
selects An Affair of Honor from Temple Bar [Gad,
you are a bloodthirsty fellow!; Zounds, man, would you have
him sit down in his dishonor?]
5 above listed titles available from
Eggeling Catl. No. 44.