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WOMEN OF DISTINCTION.

bureau chief of the United States Treasury, in October, 1891.

She is evidently a worthy wife and a well-qualified helper to her race, having filled many positions of trust and honor with great credit to herself.

CHAPTER LVI.

MRS. GEORGIE COLLEY.

Mrs. Georgie Colley was born at Portsmouth, Norfolk county, Va. , October 25, 1858; is the older of two daugh-

MRS. GEORGIE COLLEY.

ters, the only children of her mother. She was educated under missionary teachers from the North, all of whom were ladies. Chief among them was Miss Julia M. Bart-