Harriett Warner Elliott (1816–1901) was born into a Christian family. Her father, John Elliot, was an active member of the British and Foreign Bible Society, and entertained missionaries in their home. She worked with The Female Education Society for many years. She married William Ellis in 1839, with whom she had eight children. She became a missionary writer, with special attention to women missionaries. She also wrote “Denmark and her Missions” and “Our Eastern Sisters and their Helpers.”
Toils and Triumphs: Missionary Work in the World's Dark Places.