Lady Arthur Paget has, since her marriage to General Sir Arthur Paget in 1878, been one of the shining lights of English society, and. before it, was one of the most successful and intellectual American women who have ever lived in London. She is the only daughter of the late Paran Stevens and Mrs. Marietta Stevens of New York, and has always been noted for her beauty. After her marriage she became famous as a hostess, entertaining many Royalties, and used to be in former years the mainspring of countless bazaars and other charitable enterprises. Her most noted triumph was the Masque of Peace and War, given in the early days of the Boer War at the Hay-market Theatre. Members of the peerage were on the stage, as well as in the stalls, and £7,000 was taken at this record entertainment. Her splendid exertions, too, on behalf of the hospital ship "Maine" caused her to receive the personal thanks of Queen Victoria. In appearance, Lady Paget is tall and slight, with dark hair ana brunette colouring. She is the mother of three sons and one daughter, and lives at 35, Belgrave Square, which her husband has filled with big game trophies.
Lady Arthur paget Langfier