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Emma Roberts (1794?–1840)

Roberts, Emma. An English descriptive and verse-writer; born about 1794; died in Poona, India, Sept. 16, 1840. She lived in India much of her life, devoting herself to literature and journalism. Among her many books may be named: ‘Memoirs of the Rival Houses of York and Lancaster’ (1827); ‘Oriental Scenes, Sketches, and Tales’ (1832), a volume of poetry; ‘Scenes and Characteristics of Hindostan’ (1835); ‘The East India Voyager’ (1839); and ‘Hindostan, its Landscapes, Palaces, etc.’ (1845–47).