“Audrey’s Recompense” depicts the lives of Audrey Waldemar and her young charge Richmond whom she rescues from a life of poverty and hardship.
Written by “Mrs. Georgie Sheldon” (Sarah Elizabeth Forbush Downs 1843–1926), it was published in 1885-1886 newspaper serial form as “Audrey’s Recompense” and also under the title “After Many Days.”
Transcribed and edited by Jeffrey Merrow from the 1886 A. L. Burt print edition.
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