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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Camilla Jenkin (1807?–1885)

Jenkin, Henrietta Camilla. An English novelist; born in Jamaica about 1807; died in Edinburgh, Feb. 8, 1885. Well educated and clever, she wrote fiction as a means of livelihood. Her ‘Cousin Stella’ (1859), a portrayal of West Indian life and manners, made a hit; as did ‘Who Breaks, Pays’ (1861), in which the flirt is admirably pictured. Her other novels are only mediocre.