Mary Howitt an autobiography by Mary Botham Howitt

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Published by W. Isbister, limited in London .

Written in English

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  • Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography

Edition Notes

Frontispieces are mounted photographs.

Book details

Statemented. by her daughter, Margaret Howitt ...
GenreBiography.
ContributionsHowitt, Margaret, b. 1839, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4809.H2 A8
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6683386M
LC Control Number25023151
OCLC/WorldCa383417

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Howitt was born Mary Botham at Coleford, in Gloucestershire, the temporary residence of her parents, while her father, Samuel Botham, a prosperous Quaker of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, was looking after some mining property. Samuel had married his wife. William and Mary Howitt Papers Together with Mary, he wrote a book on the literature of Northern Europe.

Mary wrote many books for juvenile readers and translated works from Scandinavian literature, including the first translations into English of Hans Christian Anderson. In Augustthe Howitts resigned from the Society of Friends.

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Alfred W. Howitt was an anthropologist, explorer and naturalist in Australia. Howitt left his native England as a young man to go to the Victorian gold fields of Australia. He became a geologist and was eventually appointed by the Royal Society of Victoria as leader of the Victorian Relief Expedition, with the task of establishing the fate of the Burke and Wills expedition.

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